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  • State health officials reported 1,685 new COVID-19 cases, Monday, bringing Florida's total to 685,439 cases. The Florida Department of Health also reported 21 new coronavirus-related deaths, Sept. 21, increasing the statewide death toll to 13,480 fatalities.Monday’s state data comes as the death toll from the virus nationally has now topped 200,000 fatalities.
  • State health officials reported 4,752 new cases of COVID-19, Monday bringing the statewide total to 491,884 cases.Monday's reported new cases of the virus mark the lowest single-day increase since June 26, when the Florida Department of Health reported 3,366 new cases. June 26 was also the same day Gov. Ron DeSantis ordered bars to close for a second time since the beginning of the pandemic.Monday also marked the ninth consecutive day the state has reported fewer than 10,000 new cases of the virus in a single day.
  • The number of new COVID-19 cases documented in Florida, Thursday, topped 5,000 for the second consecutive day. The Florida Department of Health reported 5,004 new coronavirus cases, June 25, increasing the statewide total to 114,018 cases.State health officials also reported 46 new coronavirus-related deaths, Thursday, bringing the statewide death toll to 3,327 fatalities.
  • There are now more than 100,000 confirmed coronavirus cases in Florida. State Health officials reported 2,962 new COVID-19 cases, June 22, bringing the statewide total to 100,217 cases since the pandemic began. Monday’s single day increase was below the daily record of 4,049 cases set on Saturday, but still a significant increase.
  • State health officials reported 651 new confirmed cases of COVID-19, Thursday, bringing the statewide total number of cases to 53,285. The Florida Department of Health also reported 45 new coronavirus-related deaths, yesterday, increasing the state's death toll to 2,364 fatalities, including 1,163 deaths in long-term care facilities.Of the 953,321 tests that have been performed in Florida so far, 5.6% have been positive for the virus.
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