Where is COVID-19 spreading the fastest in Central Florida? Here’s the breakdown by ZIP code

ORLANDO, Fla. — The Florida Department of Health makes it possible to breakdown where the most COVID-19 cases are being reported by ZIP code.

Experts said local leaders might want to consider restrictions in very specific communities if the spread becomes unmanageable.

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“Give people the sense of, ‘I’m living in a place where there is a lot of transmission happening right now. And I therefore need to be a bit more careful,’” Johns Hopkins epidemiology professor David Dowdy said.

When looking at Central Florida ZIP codes with at least 1,000 people, these are the ones with the greatest spread of COVID-19 this month:

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  • 34747 in Osceola County
  • 32816 in Orange County
  • 32824 in Orange County
  • 32819 in Orange County
  • 33896 in Polk County
  • 32901 in Brevard County
  • 34772 in Osceola County
  • 32803 in Orange County
  • 32801 in Orange County
  • 34744 in Osceola County

Sarah Wilson, WFTV.com

Sarah Wilson joined WFTV Channel 9 in 2018 as a digital producer after working as an award-winning newspaper reporter for nearly a decade in various communities across Central Florida.