Florida reports more than 100 COVID-19 deaths for 2nd straight day, 27 of which in Central Florida

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ORLANDO, Fla. — State health officials reported Wednesday another 112 deaths related to COVID-19, causing Florida’s death toll to surpass 4,600.

While the number of daily deaths dropped by 21 from the previous day, the number of new positive coronavirus cases increased by nearly a thousand.

Figures released by the Florida Department of Health Wednesday revealed 10,181 additional positive test results, compared to 9,194 recorded on Tuesday.

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There are now more than 300,000 recorded positive cases in Florida.

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The total number of day-over-day coronavirus-related deaths within Central Florida counties also rose slightly.

Of the 27 local deaths since Tuesday, officials said nine occurred in Orange County. There were also six in Brevard County, four in Polk County, three in Seminole County, two in Marion County and one each in Volusia, Lake and Flagler counties.

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

Orange: 19,909 (+535)

Seminole: 4,665 (+129)

Volusia: 4,355 (+192)

Brevard: 3,722 (+90)

Osceola: 4,751 (+176)

Lake: 2,882 (+99)

Sumter: 721 (+40)

Marion: 1,938 (+164)

Flagler: 557 (+28)

Polk: 8,206 (+325)

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

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