Florida reports 93 more deaths linked to COVID-19, 4K new cases of the virus

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ORLANDO, Fla. — The Florida Department of Health said Monday that 93 more people have died statewide from COVID-19.

Of those deaths, officials reported 91 as Florida residents and two as non-residents.

Florida’s death toll now stands at 8,408.

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Monday’s total showed an increase from the 77 deaths reported a day earlier, but was lower than the 182 deaths reported on Saturday.

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Of the 93 deaths throughout the state, two involved Central Florida residents, both in Polk County.

Health officials also reported 4,155 additional cases of COVID-19 in Monday’s data, notably lower than the number of positive test results in recent days:

  • Sunday (8/9): 6,229
  • Saturday (8/8): 8,502
  • Friday (8/7): 7,686

To date, officials have recorded 536,961 positive tests in Florida.

The total number of negative results stands at 3,476,896.

Eyewitness News’ Lauren Seabrook is analyzing Monday’s data and reaching out to local and state officials for reaction. Be sure to watch her reports beginning at 4 p.m. on WFTV.com.

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

Orange: 31,851 (+132)

Polk: 14,475 (+174)

Osceola: 9,769 (+73)

Seminole: 7,152 (+34)

Brevard: 6,099 (+35)

Volusia: 7,960 (+84)

Flagler: 1,078 (+8)

Lake: 5,177 (+16)

Marion: 6,573 (+62)

Sumter: 1,307 (+4)

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