Florida coronavirus: Death toll passes 800

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TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA)—Over 800 people have died of COVID-19 in Florida since the outbreak began, and more than 27,000 cases have been confirmed, according to the latest figures on the state health department’s website.

The Florida Department of Health reported 437 new cases of the novel coronavirus Tuesday morning, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in the state to 27,495. The state’s death toll is now at 839.

Nine new deaths were reported in the Tampa Bay area Monday, four in Sarasota County, two in Manatee County, two in Polk County, and one in Highlands County. One death was reported in the area Tuesday morning in Pinellas County — a 96-year-old woman with no contact with a confirmed COVID-19 patient.

Around the world, there are more than 2.4 million cases of the novel coronavirus and more than 171,000 people have died. The US has over 788,000 known cases and over 42,000 deaths.

Here’s a county-by-county breakdown of known cases in the Tampa Bay area:

HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY

Total Cases: 977
Deaths: 19
Hospitalizations: 152

Demographics of Cases
Men: 461
Women: 474

PINELLAS COUNTY

Total Cases: 611
Deaths: 17
Hospitalizations: 136

Demographics of Cases
Men: 281
Women: 289

SARASOTA COUNTY

Total Cases: 296
Deaths: 28
Hospitalizations: 100

Demographics of Cases
Men: 123
Women: 158

MANATEE COUNTY

Total Cases: 437
Deaths: 34
Hospitalizations: 85

Demographics of Cases
Men: 180
Women: 251

PASCO COUNTY

Total Cases: 211
Deaths: 3
Hospitalizations: 46

Demographics of Cases
Men: 100
Women: 104

POLK COUNTY

Total Cases: 351
Deaths: 14
Hospitalizations: 96

Demographics of Cases
Men: 149
Women: 188

HERNANDO COUNTY

Total Cases: 85
Deaths: 3
Hospitalizations: 21

Demographics of Cases
Men: 40
Women: 41

HIGHLANDS COUNTY

Total Cases: 71
Deaths: 7
Hospitalizations: 26

Demographics of Cases
Men: 37
Women: 33

CITRUS COUNTY

Total Cases: 92
Deaths: 8
Hospitalizations: 23

Demographics of Cases
Men: 47
Women: 45

HARDEE COUNTY

Total Cases: 4
Deaths: 0
Hospitalizations: 2

Demographics of Cases
Men: 50%
Women: 50%

For more information on coronavirus in Florida, visit the live DOH Dashboard here.

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