The coronavirus death toll rose to 221 deaths in 33 Florida counties on Sunday, up from 195 Saturday evening.
Sunday was the first time that deaths hit the 200 mark and above. Half of Florida’s counties have at least one death.
Palm Beach has reported the most deaths – 49, followed by Broward, 41 and Miami-Dade, 31, according to Florida Department of Health data.
Lee County has 11 deaths; Duval, 9; Orange and Pinellas have 8, and Sarasota, 7. Other other counties have smaller numbers.
Of the 221 deaths, the age of death was 75.7, as of Sunday evening, according to an analysis by the Phoenix. But the average for men was 74, compared to 78 for women.
Also, more men died from COVID-19 than women. Overall, about 63 percent of deaths were male, compared to about 37 percent for females.
Overall, infections rose to 12,350 by Sunday evening, compared to 11,545 Saturday evening.
You can look at the current figures on the Florida’s COVID-19 Data and Surveillance Dashboard.