Florida reports 5,000 new COVID-19 cases, 166 virus-related deaths

Florida reports 5,000 new COVID-19 cases, 166 virus-related deaths

ORLANDO, Fla. — Florida reported an additional 5,117 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday.

The new cases include 1,196 in Central Florida. Orange County reported the largest case increase with 306 new cases.

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The state also reported an additional 166 virus-related deaths on Thursday, including three non-Florida residents.

The latest deaths bring the state’s death toll for both resident and non-residents to 29,990.

Of the most recent COVID-19-related deaths, 40 were reported in Central Florida, including 19 in Marion County, 7 in Polk, 6 in Lake, 4 in Brevard and two each in Volusia and Osceola counties.

Seminole, Sumter, Orange and Flagler counties all reported zero 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: CASES: 110,824 (+306), DEATHS: 1,060 (0)

Polk: CASES: 55,269 (+211), DEATHS: 1,094 (+7)

Osceola: CASES: 35,753 (+64), DEATHS: 416 (+2)

Volusia: CASES: 33,395 (+100), DEATHS: 624 (+2)

Brevard: CASES: 32,555 (+110), DEATHS: 714 (+4)

Marion: CASES: 26,748 (+132), DEATHS: 719 (+19)

Seminole: CASES: 26,297 (+155), DEATHS: 405 (0)

Lake: CASES: 23,728 (+73), DEATHS: 531 (+6)

Sumter: CASES: 7,688 (+20), DEATHS: 224 (0)

Flagler: CASES: 5,714 (+25), DEATHS:86 (0)

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