TALLAHASSEE, FL — The number of coronavirus cases in Florida rose to 19,895 Sunday night, an increase of 909 cases over the previous 24-hour period as Floridians for the first time celebrated the Easter holiday with online religious observances, surgical masks, food delivery and family video conferences.

“I think people have been greatly appreciative of the livestreaming of masses,” Archbishop Thomas Wenski of the Catholic Archdiocese of Miami told WPLG-TV. “Easter doesn’t exempt us from the trials and tribulations of daily life. We participate in our services with faith and hope … This pandemic and the economic fallout from it is certainly a real way of the cross for us in this time and place.”

Pastor David Hughes of the mega Church by the Glades in South Florida appeared for his weekly television broadcast with an audience of nine socially distanced people in a building that holds 2,000.

“Guess what coronavirus, you cannot cancel the promises of Jesus,” the minister told his TV audience. “You cannot cancel his church. Church online is not canceled. Our worship is not canceled. Praying for the sick is not canceled. Helping your neighbor is not canceled. Sharing your toilet paper is not canceled.”

State health officials reported a total of 461 deaths as of Sunday night up from 452 earlier in the day.

Miami-Dade County reported four new deaths on Sunday. Hillsborough County reported one new death as did Pasco County, Pinellas County, Brevard County, Marion County, Palm Beach County, Santa Rosa County and Flagler County. Bradford County reported its first death from the virus as did Jefferson County and Wakulla County.

There were a total of 2,672 hospitalizations from the virus reported in Florida as of Sunday night. The state had a 10.7 percent positive test rate out of 185,520 total tests.

With 7,058 cases, Miami-Dade County continues to have the most confirmed cases of any of Florida’s 67 counties. Broward County, which includes Fort Lauderdale, had 2,945 cases. Palm Beach County, which includes West Palm Beach, reported 1,646 cases. Those three counties account for about 60 percent of Florida’s cases.

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Hillsborough County, which includes Tampa, reported 759 cases as of Sunday. Orange County, which includes Orlando, reported 949 cases.

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In an attempt to provide as much information to our readers as possible, Patch is publishing a county-by-county breakdown of the coronavirus cases in Florida’s 67 counties, along with the median age of patients, the number of hospital cases by county and the number of deaths.

Patch is updating this data twice each day as available from the Florida Department of Health. Here is the most recent data:

County
Total Cases (Including Non Residents) Median Age (last updated by DOH 4/10) Number of Hospital Cases
Deaths By County 1. Alachua County 215 41 24 2. Baker County 17 71 7 2 3. Bay County 37 47 5 1 4. Bradford County 29 73 6 1 5. Brevard County 133 52 37 4 6. Broward County 2,945 50 436 76 7. Calhoun County 5 47 2 8. Charlotte County 113 68 20 5 9. Citrus County 71 60 21 6 10. Clay County 163 59 36 8 11. Collier County 361 58 49 4 12. Columbia County 26 52 4 13. Miami-Dade 7,058 49 538 97 14. Desoto County 20 64 6 3 15. Dixie County 2 45 1 16. Duval County 668 50 64 13 17. Escambia County 224 45 18 3 18. Flagler County 45 62 8 2 19. Franklin County 2 42 0 20. Gadsden County 17 50 1 21. Gilchrist County 4 54 1 22. Glades County 4 74 3 1 23. Gulf County 1 42 0 24. Hamilton County 2 59 0 25. Hardee County 3 71 2 26. Hendry County 20 44 6 27. Hernando County 71 54 15 2 28. Highlands County 56 59 19 5 29. Hillsborough County 759 45 124 16 30. Holmes County 2 33 0 31. Indian River County 74 63 21 1 32. Jackson County 6 35 0 33. Jefferson County 12 67 3 1 34. Lafayette County 1 47 0 35. Lake County 150 58 43 4 36. Lee County 617 55 118 16 37. Leon County 114 43 18 38. Levy County 8 58 2 39. Liberty County 1 56 0 40. Madison County 14 46 1 41. Manatee County 236 58 43 13 42. Marion County 93 49 12 3 43. Martin County 122 61 27 3 44. Monroe County 59 52 7 3 45. Nassau County 34 50 7 46. Okaloosa County 101 59 16 1 47. Okeechobee County 5 61 2 48. Orange County 949 46 142 13 49. Osceola County 323 50 96 5 50. Palm Beach County 1,646 57 269 81 51. Pasco County 160 47 31 3 52. Pinellas County 455 52 88 13 53. Polk County 254 54 77 8 54. Putnam County 43 47 8 1 55. Santa Rosa County 109 46 15 4 56. Sarasota County 226 64 75 12 57. Seminole County 255 49 63 2 58. St. Johns County 173 53 32 2 59. St. Lucie County 152 60 44 6 60. Sumter County 110 68 27 9 61. Suwannee County 67 55 11 62. Taylor County 1 29 0 63. Union County 2 42 0 64. Volusia County 201 55 48 7 65. Wakulla County 8 46 5 1 66. Walton County 29 52 8 67. Washington County 4 37 1 68. Unknown counties 2 48 0

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