Florida reports 5th straight day of fewer than 2,500 new COVID-19 cases

ORLANDO, Fla. — Florida reported its fifth straight day of fewer than 2,500 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday.

The state added 2,338 new coronavirus cases.

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Of those cases, 522 were reported in Central Florida.

The latest cases bring the total number in the state since the pandemic began to 2,318,480.

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The state also reported 87 virus-related deaths on Thursday.

Of those deaths, 21 were reported in Central Florida, including eight in Brevard County.

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

ORANGE: CASES: 142,370 (+153); DEATHS: 1,300 (0)

OSCEOLA: CASES: 45,977 (+56); DEATHS: 523 (0)

SEMINOLE: CASES: 35,187 (+47); DEATHS: 510 (0)

POLK: CASES: 70,810 (+86); DEATHS: 1,377 (+4)

VOLUSIA: CASES: 44,689 (+60); DEATHS: 838 (+4)

BREVARD: CASES: 42,818 (+51); DEATHS: 902 (+8)

FLAGLER: CASES: 7,467 (+8); DEATHS: 112 (0)

LAKE: CASES: 30,924 (+31); DEATHS: 660 (0)

MARION: CASES: 31,835 (+20); DEATHS: 984 (+4)

SUMTER: CASES: 9,477 (+10); DEATHS: 281 (+1)

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Sarah Wilson, WFTV.com

Sarah Wilson joined WFTV Channel 9 in 2018 as a digital producer after working as an award-winning newspaper reporter for nearly a decade in various communities across Central Florida.