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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: 2,371
  • New deaths of Florida residents: 94 (36,441 total)
  • New hospitalizations: 150 (93,965 total)
  • Total cases: 2,304,860
  • Total vaccinations: 7,874,202
  • Daily percentage positivity rate: 4.55%
  • As always, you can access more of the latest updates in Florida here.

Here’s what’s happening around the state

TGIF. Here’s some good news

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Megan’s note of the day: Well, that’s all for this week. Enjoy your weekend, everyone! Here’s what else is happening with the coronavirus in Florida today.

— Megan Kearney,


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