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Coronavirus cases in Florida approach 20,000 mark

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Posted at 5:57 PM, Apr 12, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-12 17:57:23-04

The number of cases of the new coronavirus is approaching 20,000, and the number of related deaths is surpassing 450 in Florida. State health officials on Sunday reported 19,347 cases in Florida and 452 deaths from the new coronavirus.

There were more than 2,600 coronavirus-related hospitalizations in Florida. Nationwide, the U.S. had almost 531,000 cases and more than 20,000 deaths, as of Sunday. Around the world, there were 1.8 million cases and almost 111,000 deaths.