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Your Wednesday Coronavirus Update: Florida Adds 4,000 New Cases

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Florida adds 4,000 new cases

Matthew Peddie, WMFE

For the second day in a row, new coronavirus cases topped 4,000. The state added 4,076 new cases and 66 new deaths from COVID-19 Wednesday.

Image: Florida Department of Health

The total number of coronavirus infections has climbed to 790,426, and 16,775 people have died from COVID-19.

The Agency for Health Care Administration reported 2,336 people hospitalized in  with a primary diagnosis of COVID-19.

Nationally there have been more than 8.7 million coronavirus cases and more than 225,000 deaths since the start of the pandemic.



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