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Your Wednesday Coronavirus Update: Florida Reports 3,184 New Coronavirus Cases, 51 Additional Deaths

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Florida reported 3,184 new coronavirus cases today for a total of 2,278,549 cases.

According to data collected by Johns Hopkins University and analyzed by NPR, the average daily caseload this week is 5,566 new cases a day. 

That’s an 18 percent decrease from last week’s average daily caseload and a 4 percent decrease from the daily numbers two weeks ago.

The state also added 51 new COVID-related deaths for a total death toll of 35,882 residents. More than 92,550 people have been hospitalized since last March with the virus.

Some 9,397,252 Floridians have been vaccinated against COVID-19.

Here are some coronavirus-related stories you might have missed:

City Of Orlando, AdventHealth, Orlando Magic Team Up To Offer 2,300 Vaccines At The Amway Center On Thursday

Central Floridians who are 18 years old and up can get vaccinated at the Amway Center tomorrow. Read more here.

Orange County Officials Say Pfizer Vaccines Are Not Available For 12- To 15-Year-Olds Yet

Orange County officials are asking parents and guardians not to bring children ages 12 to 15 to get vaccinated at county vaccination sites this week. Read more here.

‘This Government Has Failed Us’: Anger Rises In India Over PM Modi’s COVID Response

Outside an upscale Indian hospital last week, Baljeet Asthana put her phone on selfie mode, propped her eyeglasses on her head so she could stare directly into the camera, and hit record. Read more here.

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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 »