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Florida adds more than 6,000 new coronavirus cases

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Coronavirus in Florida. (FDOH)

The Florida Department of Health is reporting 6,229 new coronavirus cases on Sunday, bringing the state total to 532,806.

According to the latest data, there are also 77 new Florida resident deaths attributed to the coronavirus and there are no newly reported non-resident deaths. The state's death toll stands at 8,315.

The positivity rate in Sunday's report dropped to 8.46 percent, close to the lowest it's been since the end of July.

Florida tested 85,343 people since Saturday for this latest report.

The average age of infected people remains at 42.

Palm Beach County comes in at number three for the most coronavirus cases in the state while it is number two for the most deaths, just behind Miami-Dade County which ranks first in both categories.

Here's a county-by-county breakdown of the data:

Palm Beach County

Total cases: 37,020

Resident cases: 36,632

Deaths: 931

Martin County

Total cases: 3,825

Resident cases: 3,797

Deaths: 94

St. Lucie County

Total cases: 5,772

Resident cases: 5,749

Deaths: 166

Indian River County

Total cases: 2,523

Resident cases: 2,508

Deaths: 56

Okeechobee County

Total cases: 1,039

Resident cases: 1,035

Deaths: 12

Every county in our area once again reported new deaths related to the coronavirus.




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