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COVID-19 in Florida: What you need to know Friday, Oct. 30

Jonathan Tully
Treasure Coast Newspapers

The Florida Department of Health reported 5,592 new COVID-19 cases and 72 newly verified deaths Friday.

The cumulative number of Florida cases is now 800,216 and the reported death toll for state residents since the pandemic began is 16,720.

The number of Florida residents hospitalized with COVID-19 is 49,185 since the pandemic began. The Department of Health notes the total figure is cumulative and does not reflect the number of COVID-19 patients currently in hospitals.

Here's a breakdown of the latest numbers in Florida:

Overview

  • Total cases: 800,216
  • Deaths of Florida residents: 16,720
  • Hospitalizations: 49,185

Deaths in long-term care facilities

Total: 6,748

Top 5 cities with confirmed cases 

  • Miami: 104,273
  • Orlando: 33,935
  • Jacksonville: 31,839
  • Tampa: 28,139
  • Hialeah: 25,337

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