Saturday’s coronavirus update: Florida reports 4,044 new COVID-19 cases, 88 more deaths

Saturday’s coronavirus update: Florida reports 4,044 new COVID-19 cases, 88 more deaths

ORLANDO, Fla. — Florida reported a total of 4,044 new COVID-19 cases on Saturday, with 860 cases in Central Florida.

State officials have now reported a total of 752,481 cases of the virus.

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Florida also reported 88 more COVID-19 deaths, including 18 in Central Florida.

Volusia County and Polk County each reported four news deaths, Brevard County and Osceola County reported three deaths, and Orange and Lake counties both reported two deaths.

Flagler and Sumter counties reported no deaths, and both Marion and Seminole counties removed one death from the state’s records.

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

Orange: 43,302 (+258) – 530 deaths (+2)

Osceola: 13,436 (+80) – 181 deaths (+3)

Seminole: 9,674 (+69) – 233 deaths (-1)

Polk: 21,713 (+141) – 582 deaths (+4)

Volusia: 11,903 (+84) – 304 deaths (+4)

Brevard: 10,349 (+81) – 345 deaths (+3)

Flagler: 1,945 (+18) – 35 deaths (0)

Lake: 8,130 (+47) – 216 deaths (+2)

Marion: 10,416 (+71) – 334 deaths (-1)

Sumter: 2,742 (+11) – 79 deaths (0)

The AARP says Florida’s nursing homes are seeing a higher number of COVID-19 infections in staff and patients compared to other states.

There’s now a new dashboard to track COVID-19 infections in Florida nursing homes. Click here to read about why the organization says it is necessary.