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Florida reports more than 31,000 new COVID-19 cases, 220 virus-related deaths after New Year’s Day delay

ORLANDO, Fla. — The Florida Department of Health reported 31,518 new COVID-19 cases on Saturday, after delaying the state’s report for New Year’s Day.

Of the new cases reported, 6,900 were in Central Florida, records show. Orange County reported the most local cases in the last 48 hours with 2,054.

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According to state records, Florida has now recorded 1,354,833 COVID-19 cases since the start of the pandemic.

Florida also recorded 68,491 more negative test results, bringing the total of negative tests reported in the state to 7,487,905.

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Health officials also reported 220 new virus-related deaths in the state on Saturday, including three people who were not Florida residents.

Of the new deaths recorded in the state, 32 were in Central Florida. Marion County reported the highest new death total with 11 new virus-related deaths in the last 48 hours.

According to state records, 22,210 people have died in Florida from COVID-19.

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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: 78,512 (+2,054) - DEATHS: 750 (+1)

Polk: CASES: 38,414 (+1,011) - DEATHS: 791 (+1)

Osceola: CASES: 26,113 (+769) - DEATHS: 290 (+2)

Volusia: CASES: 22,822 (+531) - DEATHS: 454 (+5)

Brevard: CASES: 21,541 (+507) - DEATHS: 525 (+2)

Seminole: CASES: 18,541 (+458) - DEATHS: 316 (+2)

Marion: CASES: 18,458 (+659) - DEATHS: 474 (+11)

Lake: CASES: 16,106 (+547) - DEATHS: 302 (+7)

Sumter: CASES: 5,299 (+214) - DEATHS: 121 (+1)

Flagler: CASES: 3,874 (+150) - DEATHS: 48 (0)