8,410 new Florida coronavirus cases reported Saturday; 41 new deaths

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From the front lines of COVID-19 at TGH Employees from nearly every profession at Tampa General Hospital are recording first-hand accounts of what it’s like to be in the COVID-19 unit.TAMPA, Fla. – The Florida Department of Health says the number of known cases of COVID-19 in the state rose by 8,410 Saturday. According to the state’s daily update, the total number of cases in Florida is now 931, 828. The number of Florida resident deaths has reached 17,930, an increase of 41 since Friday’s update. In addition, a total of 222 non-Floridians have died in the state.  Locally, Polk County is reporting three new deaths, while Highlands and Pinellas Counties are each reporting one new death.Bay Area COVID-19 cases by the numbers: Hillsborough: 55,257Pinellas: 30,611 Advertisement Sarasota: 12,319Manatee: 15,614Sumter: 3,279Polk: 26,253Citrus: 4,266Hernando: 4,560Pasco: 13,532Highlands: 3,479DeSoto: 2,189Hardee: 1,728 SOURCE: Florida Department of Health The state is not reporting a total number of “recovered” coronavirus patients. As of Saturday, 3,496 Floridians were currently hospitalized for a primary diagnosis of COVID-19; in total, 53,266 have been hospitalized for treatment at some point.A total of 8,161,324 residents have been tested in the state as of Saturday — just over a third of the state’s population — according to the Florida Department …

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