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Florida Department of Health Updates New COVID-19 Cases, Announces One Hundred Forty Eight Deaths Related to COVID-19

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Florida Department of Health Updates New COVID-19 Cases, Announces One Hundred Forty Eight Deaths Related to COVID-19 ~551,232 positive cases in Florida residents and 5,905 positive cases in non-Florida residents~  TALLAHASSEE — The Florida Department of Health (DOH), in order to provide more comprehensive data, releases a report on COVID-19 cases in Florida once per day. The DOH COVID-19 dashboard is also providing updates once per day. The state also provides a report detailing surveillance data for every Florida county, which is available here.

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