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COVID DEATHS SOAR: Florida Logs 223 Deaths On Tuesday

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Florida Dept. of Health Official Graphic showing COVID-19 deaths.

BOCA RATON, FL ( — Florida logged 223 COVID-19 deaths on Tuesday through 11:59 p.m., according to the Florida Department of Health. That is the highest death count since at least September 9th, a day on which 222 new cases were reported. The Tuesday death count comes with a 2,622 new COVID-19 infections in the state.

The report brings Florida’s death count to 13,618 with 690,499 infections. At the current rate, Florida will pass 700,000 COVID-19 infections within the next several days.

The county numbers have not been released as of 1:45 p.m. ET, more than two hours after the normal release of 11:30 a.m.

We will update as soon as the Palm Beach County death and infection counts, based on Tuesday’s reporting, are released.

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