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Hillsborough Reports More Than 1,100 COVID-19 Cases For Fourth Consecutive Day

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Florida Department of Health

Hernando County recorded a record number of cases: 138. Hillsborough County saw its fourth consecutive day of more than 1,100 new cases.

Florida reported another 15,445 positive cases of coronavirus on Saturday, health officials said.

The Florida Department of Health's daily report brings the total number of cases in the state to 1,464,687.

In the greater Tampa Bay region, Hernando County recorded a record number of cases: 138. Hillsborough County saw its fourth consecutive day of more than 1,100 new cases.

Statewide, there were 139 deaths from COVID -19 since Friday's report. That included 18 people who died in the greater Tampa Bay region.

That brings the total statewide deaths due to complications from COVID-19 to more than 23,150.

State Totals (as of Saturday, Jan. 9):

· Positive Tests – 1,464,697

· Deaths – 23,150

Daily Changes:

· State: Positive Tests – 15,445 | Deaths – 139

Greater Tampa Bay Region:

· Positive Tests – 3,230 | Deaths – 18

Daily Testing (statewide):

· Tests Received – 162,473 | Positivity Rate – 10.79%

ABOUT THE DATA: The Florida Department of Health produces a daily update around 11 a.m. with information about COVID-19 cases and deaths that were reported over the previous 24 hours. Cases and deaths in the report may have happened days or weeks earlier, according to state officials. The state separately tracks cases and deaths that occurred on specific days on its dashboard and those totals are frequently updated.

Florida COVID-19 daily total of positive tests/deaths for the last two weeks:

· Jan. 9: 15,445/139

· Jan. 8: 19,530/194

· Jan 7: 19,816/170

· Jan 6: 17,783/132

· Jan. 5: 15,431/100

· Jan. 4: 11,256/105

· Jan. 3: 10,603/100

· Jan. 2: 31,518/220*

· Jan. 1: No data reported

· Dec. 31: 17,192/133

· Dec. 30: 13,871/139

· Dec. 29: 12,075/105

· Dec. 28: 8,198/99

· Dec. 27: 7,391/77

* Totals from Jan. 2 include information from two days, because the Florida Department of Health did not release a report on New Year’s Day.

NOTE: The Florida Department of Health discontinued daily coronvirus updates on June 4, 2021.

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