Florida reports record-breaking 3,200 new COVID-19 cases; 6 deaths reported locally

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ORLANDO, Fla. — The Florida Department of Health on Thursday reported 3,207 new cases of the coronavirus statewide since Wednesday, bringing the total to 85,926 cases.

The agency also reported 43 more deaths statewide since Wednesday, bringing the virus’ death toll to 3,061 people.

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Six of those deaths happened in Central Florida -- Lake County reported three new deaths since Wednesday; and Seminole, Volusia and Polk counties each reported one new death.

So far, more than 1.4 million tests have come back negative. The positivity rate is now at 5.3% statewide.

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

• Orange: 3,900 (316 new cases since Wednesday)

• Polk: 1,702 (68 new cases since Wednesday)

• Volusia: 1,057 (62 new cases since Wednesday)

• Osceola: 926 (34 new cases since Wednesday)

• Seminole: 976 (100 new cases since Wednesday)

• Brevard: 688 (38 new cases since Wednesday)

• Lake: 583 (31 new cases since Wednesday)

• Marion: 345 (14 new cases since Wednesday)

• Sumter: 270 (one new case since Wednesday)

• Flagler: 216 (two new cases since Wednesday)

Click here to watch live coverage of how the virus is affecting Central Florida on Channel 9 Eyewitness News.

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