State coronavirus cases top 35,000 as South Florida death toll reaches 769

MIAMI — Florida’s Department of Health on Saturday morning confirmed 735 additional cases of COVID-19, bringing the state total of confirmed cases to more than 35,000. Saturday’s daily total of 35,463 brings the number of newly confirmed cases back under 1,000, which had been a weeklong trend until Friday’s report topped out at 1,038. There were also 50 new deaths announced, bringing the statewide death toll to 1,364 — a bump of four more than the health department had reported on Friday morning. Of those latest deaths, 18 were in South Florida. Nine more people died in Miami-Dade, bringing the c...


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