Florida reports 59 coronavirus-related deaths, more than 2K new cases

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ORLANDO, Fla. — State health officials Tuesday linked another 59 deaths to coronavirus, pushing Florida’s death toll to closer to 15,000.

The data shows an increase from the number of deaths reported on Sunday and Monday -- 43 and 41, respectively.

Sixteen Central Florida residents were among the latest casualties, including five from Osceola County, four each from Orange and Volusia counties, two from Marion County and one from Brevard County.

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Since the pandemic took hold earlier this year, records show 14,945 people have died statewide due to COVID-19-related illness, including 178 who weren’t Florida residents.

Data released Tuesday by the Florida Department of Health also revealed 2,251 new cases of the virus, an increase from the 1,415 cases reported Monday.

To date, there have been 720,125 cases of coronavirus statewide.

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An additional 18,644 negative test results reported in Tuesday’s data brought the total number of negative tests to 4,713,453 in Florida since the health crisis began.

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

Orange: 41,218 (+163) -  487 deaths (+4)

Osceola: 12,846 (+48) -   164 deaths (+5)

Seminole: 9,278 (+28) -   228 deaths (+0)

Polk: 20,587 (+87) -  532 deaths (-1)

Volusia: 11,190 (+40)  -  265 deaths (+4)

Brevard: 9,511 (+112) -  309 deaths (+1)

Flagler: 1,807 (+14) -  29 deaths (+0)

Lake: 7,729 (+17) -   196 deaths (-1)

Marion: 10,008 (+39) - 307 deaths (+2)

Sumter: 2,481 (+23) -  73 deaths (+0)


Click here to find out where to find COVID-19 testing in Central Florida.

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