ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — More than 7,100 new cases of the coronavirus were reported Sunday in Florida, but deaths attributed to the disease were down at 62.

The coronavirus deaths reported by the state Department of Health compared to numbers as high as 257 late last week. The reported deaths do not necessarily reflect the exact day in which the person died.

Florida has now recorded 487,132 coronavirus cases and 7,206 deaths since the onset of the pandemic, according to the health department.

Over 3.7 million coronavirus tests have been performed in Florida as of Sunday, officials said.


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