More than 87,000 Florida residents have died of COVID-19 since the pandemic started in 2020, according to newly released data from the state Department of Health.
The data, released Friday, showed the state had a reported 87,141 deaths as of Thursday.
That was up from 86,850 COVID-19 deaths reported two weeks earlier. Because of lags in reporting, it is unclear when the additional deaths occurred.
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The new data also showed a continued decline in newly reported cases.
The state had 8,969 reported cases from March 10 to Thursday, the lowest total in at least 10 weeks.
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