Coronavirus Live Updates: Four New COVID-19 Deaths In Broward Not Reflected By The State

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Four New COVID-19 Deaths In Broward Not Reflected By The State

Friday, March 27 at 6 a.m.

Florida is just shy of 2,500 COVID-19 cases, as Florida’s Department of Health confirmed 129 more cases and one new death Thursday evening, bringing the state total of confirmed cases to 2,484. The death toll is now at 29, up from 23 on Wednesday.

But news reports detailing three more deaths at the assisted living facility in Broward County — where three residents have already died from COVID-19 — were not reported in the state’s latest numbers on Thursday evening.

Nor was the death of a Margate doctor in Broward reflected in the state’s numbers, as state health officials have listed the number of deaths in Broward at three since Saturday.

— Michelle Marchante and Devoun Cetoute / Miami Herald

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