Florida reports 70 new coronavirus-related deaths; almost 3K new cases

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ORLANDO, Fla. — Florida reported a total of 2,883 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday with 598 cases in Central Florida.

Marion County had the most deaths, with four. The other deaths reported locally included three in Orange; and two each in Polk, Volusia, Brevard, and Lake counties.

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Osceola, Flagler and Sumter counties reported no deaths.

As of Oct. 14, the state had reported a total of 741,632 cases of the virus and 15,788 deaths. Of those deaths, 15,595 were Florida residents.

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

Orange: 42,572 (+171) - 523 deaths (+3)

Osceola: 13,250 (+42) - 174 deaths (+0)

Seminole: 9,524 (+25) - 231 deaths (-1)

Polk: 21,354 (+74) - 563 deaths (+2)

Volusia: 11,649 (+67) - 296 deaths (+2)

Brevard: 10,110 (+85) - 331 deaths (+2)

Flagler: 1,892 (+9) - 33 deaths (+0)

Lake: 8,012 (+39) - 211 deaths (+2)

Marion: 10,258 (+60) - 330 deaths (+4)

Sumter: 2,700 (+26) - 77 deaths (+0)

Sumter: 1,680 (+52)

Volusia: 8,761 (+95)

Doctors now have a new tool to answer a question they’re about to hear a lot: “Is it the flu or is it the coronavirus?”

There’s now a test to check for both viruses. Click here to read about how soon it will become available in Central Florida.

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