State reports 131 deaths linked to coronavirus, 2,600 new cases

ORLANDO, Fla. — Another 131 people statewide have died from illness linked to COVID-19, the Florida Department of Health said Thursday.

Florida’s coronavirus-related death toll now stands at 14,619.

Of the latest deaths, 26 were reported in Central Florida, including 12 in Orange County, five in Marion County, three each in Osceola and Volusia counties, two in Seminole County and one in Brevard County.

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Polk, Lake, Sumter and Flagler counties recorded no deaths since Wednesday.

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The number of new positive cases reported on Thursday was 2,628, causing the total number of COVID-19 cases in Florida to rise to 709,144 since the pandemic began.

An additional 22,023 negative tests statewide brought the overall total to 4,616,691.

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

Orange: 40,485 (+156) - 470 deaths (+12)

Osceola:   12,605 (+49)- 156 deaths (+3)

Seminole: 9,107 (+10) -  216 deaths (+2)

Polk: 20,120 (+88)  - 531 deaths (0)

Volusia:  10,991 (+46) - 252 deaths (+3)

Brevard:  9,154 (+105) - 299 deaths (+1)

Flagler: 1,762 (+11) - 26 deaths (-1)

Lake: 7,567 (+25) - 193 deaths (0)

Marion: 9,806 (+32) - 295 deaths (+5)

Sumter:  2,397 (+84)-  70 deaths (0)



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INTERACTIVE MAP: Coronavirus cases in Florida