Florida surpasses 50,000 cases of coronavirus in latest report by FDOH

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TAMPA (WFLA) — More than 50,000 people have been infected with the the novel coronavirus in the state of Florida, according to the latest figures on the health department’s website.

Florida recorded 676 new cases Saturday, bringing the state’s total to 50,127. More than 9,310 people have been hospitalized with the virus. The death toll is now 2,232— up 42 from Friday.

As of Saturday morning, the world has seen over 5.2 million cases of the novel coronavirus and 338,000 deaths. The United States has more than 1.6 million cases and over 96,000 deaths.

HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY

Total Cases: 1,765
Deaths: 72
Hospitalizations: 377

PINELLAS COUNTY

Total Cases: 1,108
Deaths: 75
Hospitalizations: 353

SARASOTA COUNTY

Total Cases: 560
Deaths: 73
Hospitalizations: 161

MANATEE COUNTY

Total Cases: 952
Deaths: 91
Hospitalizations: 203

PASCO COUNTY

Total Cases: 331
Deaths: 12
Hospitalizations: 72

POLK COUNTY

Total Cases: 843
Deaths: 49
Hospitalizations: 255

HERNANDO COUNTY

Total Cases: 105
Deaths: 5
Hospitalizations: 22

HIGHLANDS COUNTY

Total Cases: 111
Deaths: 8
Hospitalizations: 35

CITRUS COUNTY

Total Cases: 119
Deaths: 12
Hospitalizations: 32

HARDEE COUNTY

Total Cases: 61
Deaths: 0
Hospitalizations: 10

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

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