Florida COVID-19 Infections Top 54,000; Polk County Has Highest Daily Increase In Cases
Florida health officials reported Sunday that 45,588 people have tested positive for the coronavirus in the state; an increase of 777 people since Saturday.
Eighty-five new cases are in the Tampa Bay area.
Statewide, 1,973 people have died due to complications from the coronavirus; an increase of nine since Saturday.
The Department of Health confirmed three deaths in the Tampa Bay region, including two in Hillsborough County and one in Polk County.
Details about the people who died locally was not available Sunday afternoon.
Tampa Bay area positive tests as of 11 a.m. Sunday, May 17:
Florida COVID-19 daily total of positive tests/deaths for the last two weeks:
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