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4th Floridian dies from coronavirus, 3rd in state, health officials say

77-year-old man in Lee County has died

LEE COUNTY, Fla. – A fourth Floridian has died from the coronavirus, the Florida Department of Health announced on Saturday.

A 77-year-old man in Lee County has died.

Health officials said this was not a travel-related case

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This is the third patient from Florida to die in the state.

An Orange County man died in California after being diagnosed with the coronavirus.

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On March 6, health officials announced a patient in their 70s died after testing positive for the coronavirus and a man in his 70s with underlying issues died in Santa Rosa County after testing positive for the virus.

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On Saturday, the Florida Department of Health announced 25 new cases of coronavirus in the state.

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