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Your Friday Coronavirus Update: Florida Reports More Than 9,000 New COVID-19 Cases For Second Day in A Row

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Florida Reports More Than 9,000 New COVID-19 Cases For Second Day in a Row

Danielle Prieur, WMFE 

The Florida Department of Health reported 9,085 new coronavirus cases and 79 coronavirus-related deaths on Friday.

That brings the total number of cases in residents to 910,065 and the death toll to 17,889 people since the start of the pandemic.

Orange County continues to lead Central Florida with the most coronavirus cases, adding 557 new cases today for a total of 53,941 cases in residents since mid-March.

Overall, Florida has a positivity rate of 7.64 percent.

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Danielle Prieur

About Danielle Prieur

Reporter & Fill-in Host

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 »