Florida sets new single day COVID-19 record with 17,000 new cases

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ORLANDO, Fla. — The Florida Department of Health reported 17,192 new COVID-19 cases Thursday, making it the largest number of cases reported in a single day since the pandemic began.

Of the new cases, 3,898 were reported in Central Florida.

As of Thursday there have been 1,323,315 cases of the virus reported in Florida.

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The state on Thursday also reported 133 additional COVID-19-related deaths, bringing the state’s death toll of residents and nonresidents to 21,990.

Of the most recent COVID-19-related deaths, 31 were reported in Central Florida, including 14 in Volusia County, eight in Brevard County, seven in Polk County and one each in Seminole and Marion counties.

Flagler, Lake, Orange, Osceola and Sumter counties reported no deaths.

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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: 76458 (+1,141) - 749 (0)

Polk: 37,403 (+637) - 790 (+6)

Osceola: 25,344 (+348) - 288 (0)

Volusia: 22,291 (+320) - 449 (+14)

Brevard: 21,034 (+256) - 523 (+8)

Seminole: 18,083 (269) - 314 (+1)

Marion: 17,799 (+348) - 463 (+1)

Lake: 15,559 (+358) - 295 (0)

Sumter: 5,085 (+134) - 120 (0)

Flagler: 3,724 (+87) - 48 (0)

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