Florida reports 3,800 new coronavirus cases, 31 virus-related deaths

ORLANDO, Fla. — The Florida Department of Health reported an additional 3,841 COVID-19 cases diagnosed in the state Sunday.

It’s a significant drop from Saturday when nearly 5,500 new cases were reported.

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31 more people were reported to have died as a result of coronavirus infections, bringing the state’s COVID-19 death toll to just below 36,000.

None of those deaths were reported in Central Florida.

Orange County led all Central Florida counties with 294 new COVID-19 cases reported Sunday.

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Officials at the pharmaceutical company Pfizer say they expect that a pill that treats COVID-19 will be available to the public by the end of the year.

Albert Bourla, the company’s CEO, said Tuesday he expected the experimental oral drug would be effective against multiple variants of the virus.

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See a county-by-county breakdown of total (and new) coronavirus cases below, and click here for an interactive map of cases statewide:

ORANGE: CASES: 136,967 (+294)

OSCEOLA: CASES: 44,302 (+128)

SEMINOLE: CASES: 33,833 (+58)

POLK: CASES: 67,979 (+160)

VOLUSIA: CASES: 42,904 (+80)

BREVARD: CASES: 41,119 (+78)

FLAGLER: CASES: 7,230 (+10)

LAKE: CASES: 29,429 (+60)

MARION: CASES: 30,913 (+68)

SUMTER: CASES: 9,281 (+11)