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Your coronavirus update for Wednesday: Overall deaths from COVID-19 exceed 34,000 in Florida


  Just over 34,000 people — residents and non-residents — have died with COVID-19 in Florida. That includes 89 reported today. Coronavirus deaths were trending downward in the state until about a week ago. Data compiled by the New York Times shows the seven-day average has been rising since then. Another 5,166 Florida residents have tested positive for the virus. And the seven-day average of new cases is up by 12% over the previous week, according to data compiled by Johns Hopkins University and analyzed by NPR. Fewer than 3,000 people are hospitalized with COVID-19 in Florida.. And the state reports that nearly 5-point-9 million residents have gotten at least one shot of a coronavirus vaccine. Three-point-3 million are fully …
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Your coronavirus update for Friday: More than 4 million at least partially vaccinated in Florida


 More than four million people have received at least one shot of a coronavirus vaccine in Florida. And 2.2 million have been fully vaccinated, including 52,624 using the single-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine. Florida is reporting 5,214 new cases of COVID-19 and 105 additional deaths. The number of cases per day is on average 15% lower this week compared to last, according to data from Johns Hopkins University analyzed by NPR. But in the past four days the cases have risen steadily. So far 1,931,613 Floridians have contracted COVID-19 and 32,214 have died. Statewide, just over 3,000 people are hospitalized because of it. Central Florida Counties Plan For Spring Break Amid COVID-19 By Lillian M. Hernández Caraballo, WMFE Spring break …
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