Coronavirus in Florida by the numbers, Sunday edition

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The Florida Department of Health released updated numbers Sunday morning about the coronavirus in the state. Here are some takeaways:

– Total number of confirmed cases in the state: 830

– Total number of confirmed cases in Orange County (which had no new reported cases Sunday): 29

– Statewide increase in cases from a Saturday morning count: 172

– Deaths of Florida residents, after a death was reported in Palm Beach County: 13

– Percentage of cases involving people age 60 and older: 40

– Cases involving residents of long-term care facilities: 25

– Cases involving residents of Broward County long-term care facilities: 12

– Cases involving residents of Duval County long-term care facilities: 9

– Counties with confirmed cases, up from 41 on Saturday morning: 44

– Counties without confirmed cases: 23

– Cases in Broward County, the largest number in the state: 180

– Cases in Hillsborough County, the largest number outside of Broward, Miami-Dade and Palm Beach counties: 50

– Cases in Alachua County, the largest number outside of large urban counties: 29

Source: Florida Department of Health

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