Deaths reach 1,875, in­fec­tions pass 43,000

Orlando Sentinel - - NATION & WORLD -

The Florida Depart­ment of Health re­ported Thurs­day that for the se­cond day in a row there were 48 ad­di­tional re­ported coro­n­avirus deaths, bring­ing the state death toll to 1,875.

COVID-19 cases in­creased by 808 to 43,210 statewide.

Cen­tral Florida cases in­creased by 63 to 4,713, in­clud­ing 24 new cases in Or­ange for a to­tal of 1,577; 11 added to Polk for 698; eight to Osce­ola for 594; 10 to Vo­lu­sia for 576; four to

Semi­nole for 426; four to Bre­vard for 348; one to Lake for 248; and one to Sumter for 246.

The re­gion’s death toll stands at 169, with two new re­ported deaths Thurs­day, in­clud­ing one each in Polk and Sumter coun­ties.

South Florida ac­counts for 58% of the state’s cases with 25,077 to­tal af­ter 435 ad­di­tional cases were re­ported Thurs­day among Mi­ami-Dade (14,742), Broward (6,057) and Palm Beach (4,278) coun­ties.

Na­tion­wide, there are over 1.4 mil­lion cases and 85,000 deaths.

World­wide, there are over 4.4 mil­lion cases and 300,000 deaths, ac­cord­ing to the Johns Hop­kins Univer­sity & Medicine Coro­n­avirus Re­source Cen­ter.

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