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It’s Time to Do the Numbers: The Weekly Florida Department of Health Coronavirus Report is In

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Florida added more than 10,000 new COVID-19 cases over the last week according to the latest figures from the department of health. 

In a now once-a-week report, Florida recorded 10,095 new coronavirus cases this week, bringing the total number of cases in the state to 2,310,881. 

That represents a 3.3 percent positivity rate.

The state also added 290 new deaths over the past week, bringing the death toll to 37,555 people. 

In Orange County, there were 769 new cases, at a 3.2 percent positivity rate.

Some 373,438 people got the COVID-19 shot over the past seven days throughout the state. So far, over 10.6 million Floridians have gotten inoculated. 

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Danielle Prieur is a general assignment reporter at WMFE. You can hear her reporting on a daily basis on the station. She also fills-in as a host during the morning and afternoon drive times. Her reporting has been featured on NPR, Marketplace, Here & Now, and Vox. Danielle is originally from Rochester Hills, ... Read Full Bio »