Florida reports more than 11,400 new COVID-19 cases, second-highest ever daily increase

ORLANDO, Fla. — Florida reported its second highest ever daily increase in COVID-19 cases on Friday, adding 11,433 new cases of the virus.

The previous record jump in cases was it nearly a week ago on July 4 when the state reported 11,458 cases.

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The state also reported an additional 93 coronavirus-related deaths on Friday, including 20 in Central Florida.

Orange County saw the largest increase in deaths in our area with nine. Volusia County reported five deaths, while Marion County reported three, Polk County reported two and Brevard County reported one.

The total number of COVID-19 cases in the state is now 244,151 with a death toll of 4,102.

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Florida health officials report that so far 2.17 million tests have come back negative in the state.

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

Orange: 16,148 (+553)

Seminole: 3,967 (+161)

Volusia: 3,454 (+220)

Brevard: 3,104 (+119)

Osceola: 3,685 (+192)

Lake: 2,298 (+117)

Sumter: 589 (+40)

Marion: 1,307 (+145)

Flagler: 456 (+22)

Polk: 6,611 (+405)

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

INTERACTIVE MAP: Coronavirus cases in Florida

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Sarah Wilson

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.