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Coronavirus: Florida’s death toll surpasses 300

TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA)—The Florida Department of Health recorded 13 new coronavirus deaths on Wednesday, bringing the state’s toll over 300.

The state now has 15,456 cases, up nearly 1,000 from Tuesday night.

Statewide, 1,893 people have been hospitalized with the illness. The death toll stands at 309.

According to data from Johns Hopkins University, the United States now has 399,929 cases of coronavirus, more confirmed cases than China, where the outbreak began. As of Tuesday evening, 12,911 people have died. There are 1,447,466 confirmed cases around the world. The global death toll stands at 83,471.

Here is a county-by-county breakdown of cases across Tampa Bay:

HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY

Total Cases: 626
Deaths: 7
Hospitalizations: 97

Demographics of Cases
Age Range: 0 to 93
Men: 307
Women: 317

PINELLAS COUNTY

Total Cases: 394
Deaths: 9
Hospitalizations: 72

Demographics of Cases
Age Range: 6 to 95
Men: 205
Women: 189

SARASOTA COUNTY

Total Cases: 180
Deaths: 7
Hospitalizations: 63

Demographics of Cases
Age Range: 0 to 99
Men: 78
Women: 102

MANATEE COUNTY

Total Cases: 171
Deaths: 7
Hospitalizations: 34

Demographics of Cases
Age Range: 14 to 89
Men: 76
Women: 91

PASCO COUNTY

Total Cases: 125
Deaths: 2
Hospitalizations: 24

Demographics of Cases
Age Range: 1 to 82
Men: 66
Women: 59

POLK COUNTY

Total Cases: 206
Deaths: 5
Hospitalizations: 68

Demographics of Cases
Age Range: 3 to 88
Men: 98
Women: 107

HERNANDO COUNTY

Total Cases: 56
Deaths: 1
Hospitalizations: 10

Demographics of Cases
Age Range: 19 to 85
Men: 29
Women: 27

HIGHLANDS COUNTY

Total Cases: 41
Deaths: 3
Hospitalizations: 12

Demographics of Cases
Age Range: 0 to 85
Men: 25
Women: 16

CITRUS COUNTY

Total Cases: 54
Deaths: 2
Hospitalizations: 15

Demographics of Cases
Age Range: 17 to 88
Men: 25
Women: 29

HARDEE COUNTY

Total Cases: 2
Deaths: 0
Hospitalizations: 1

Demographics of Cases
Age Range: 39 to 73
Men: 0
Women: 2

For more information on coronavirus in Florida, visit the live DOH Dashboard here.

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