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The latest COVID-19 updates from the USA TODAY Network — Florida team.       …

Welcome to today’s edition of the Florida Coronavirus Watch Newsletter. Let’s get you up to speed with the latest news of the day from the USA TODAY Network — Florida.

Today’s overview

  • New cases: : 2,811
  • New deaths of Florida residents: 44 (36,271 total)
  • New hospitalizations: 210 (93,598 total)
  • Total cases: 2,299,596
  • Total vaccinations: 7,728,153
  • Daily percentage positivity rate: 4.16%
  • As always, you can access more of the latest updates in Florida here. 

Here’s what’s happening around the state

Some things to smile about

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Megan’s note of the day: I can’t thank you enough for more than 100 responses to yesterday’s feedback form. We continue to send this daily newsletter to serve you, so your thoughts are invaluable. In case you missed it: I shared yesterday that it’s been 14 months since the first Coronavirus Watch newsletter landed in your inboxes. Has this newsletter been helpful for you? How often would you like to receive it now that life is slowly returning to a new normal? We’d love to hear from you via this form. Here’s what else is happening with the coronavirus in Florida today.

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