Florida adds 5,592 COVID-19 cases, 72 additional deaths

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The Florida Department of Health reported 5,592 new coronavirus cases and an additional 72 deaths.

The statewide total of cases since the pandemic began is now 800,216.

The number of Florida resident deaths is 16,720.