Orange County

Tuesday COVID-19 updates: Florida reports 220 more deaths, 6,200 new coronavirus cases

ORLANDO, Fla. — Florida Department of Health officials reported a total of 6,297 new COVID-19 cases Tuesday, with 1,295 of those cases in Central Florida.

Since the pandemic began, there have been 1,837,285 cases of the virus reported in Florida.

The number of negative COVID-19 tests in the state increased by 25,432, bringing the total number of cases to 8,881,123.

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The state on Tuesday also reported 220 additional COVID-19-related deaths, bringing the state’s death toll of residents and nonresidents to 29,659.

Of the most recent COVID-19-related deaths, 76 were reported in Central Florida; including 24 in Orange County, 20 in Polk, 14 in Marion, 10 in Osceola, five in Sumter and two each in Brevard and Volusia counties.

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Flagler and Seminole counties reported no deaths.

One death originally attributed to Lake County was determined to be a resident of another county, bringing total deaths in that county to 526.

In Volusia County, health officials reported a 216 case decrease from Monday after conducting an “intensive local review” leading to the drop in cases.


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

ORANGE CASES: 110,124 (474) DEATHS 1,054 (24)

OSCEOLA CASES: 35,576 (1,470) DEATHS 412 (10)

SEMINOLE CASES: 26,025 (1460) DEATHS 404 (0)

VOLUSIA: CASES: 33,092 (-216) DEATHS 611 (2)

BREVARD CASES: 32,277 (194) DEATHS 706 (2)

FLAGLER CASES: 5,670 (24) DEATHS 85 (0)

LAKE CASES: 23,587 (89) DEATHS 526 (-1)

MARION CASES: 26,546 (155) DEATHS 691 (14)

SUMTER CASES: 7,634 (26) DEATHS 224 (5)

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Matt Reeser

Matt Reeser,

Matt Reeser joined WFTV in 1998 as a news photographer and has worked for television stations in Kentucky and West Virginia.

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