Florida reports 2,805 new COVID cases; 94 new resident deaths

The Florida Department of Health reported 2,805 new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday. According to the state's daily update, the total number of cases in Florida is now at 2,296,785.

Total resident deaths now stand at 36,227, which represents an increase of 94 since Monday, while a total of 727 non-Floridians have died in the state. 

The state is not reporting a total number of "recovered" coronavirus patients.

As of Tuesday, the number of Floridians currently hospitalized for a primary diagnosis of COVID-19 was 2,345.

In Central Florida, Orange County leads the total number of coronavirus cases (resident and non-resident) reported since the beginning of the pandemic at 140,873 and 1,283 deaths.  Osceola County reports the second-highest total among Orlando metropolitan counties at 45,511 and 518 deaths. Volusia County closely mirrors Osceola with the third-highest total cases at 44,129 but with more deaths at 824.  While Brevard County has the fourth-highest total cases at 42,358 cases, the county has recorded more deaths than Osceola or Volusia counties at 884.

Vaccination efforts continue across the state.  Statewide, 9,671,213 had been vaccinated through Monday. Meanwhile, 6,953,464 people had completed two-dose vaccination series and 698,112 people had received one-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine..


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