Florida reports more than 6,600 COVID-19 cases, 62 virus-related deaths

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ORLANDO, Fla. — The Florida Department of Health reported 6,687 new coronavirus cases on Sunday.

The state also added 41,893 negative test results, bringing Florida’s total for negative tests to 5,986,842.

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Florida health officials also reported 62 more COVID-19 related deaths on Sunday.

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Of the new deaths reported, 11 were in Central Florida, including four in Brevard County, three deaths in both Volusia and Polk counties and one death in Osceola County.

The need for testing has ramped up ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday. Over the last few days, the Orange County Convention Center has seen long lines for testing.

Officials at the convention center had to close off the test site at 3:30 p.m. Thursday, and as many as 50 cars were turned away after they reached their limit on testing for the day.

See a county-by-county breakdown of total (and new) cases and deaths below, and click here for an interactive map of cases statewide.

Orange: 54,636 (+295) - 625 (0)

Osceola: 17,137 (+148) - 236 (+1)

Seminole: 12,161 (+88) - 266 (0)

Polk: 26,352 (+261) – 663 (+3)

Volusia: 15,093 (+141) - 357 (+3)

Brevard: 14,564 (+100) - 428 (+4)

Flagler: 2,561 (+30) - 41 (0)

Lake: 10,084 (+72) - 244 (0)

Marion: 12,401 (+60) - 374 (0)

Sumter: 3,292 (+13) - 92 (0)

Editor’s Note: This story has been updated to correct the numbers of COVID-19 cases reported in Orange County.