Sarasota County reported 1,256 additional COVID-19 cases this week
Sarasota County reported 1,256 additional COVID-19 cases this week

Sarasota County reported 1,256 additional COVID-19 cases this week

For the fifth week in a row, Sarasota and Manatee counties reported a drop in COVID-19 cases.

Sarasota County counted 1,256 new cases and 27 deaths compared to 2,319 cases and 47 deaths a week before.

In Manatee County, 807 cases were reported last week, a marked decrease from the 2,235 cases last week. However, 33 deaths were reported this week compared to just one the week before.

It yields a total of 89,232 cases and 1,455 deaths in Sarasota County since the pandemic began, with 94,765 cases and 1,305 deaths in Manatee.

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