Florida shattered records when it reported over 10,000 new coronavirus cases, the biggest one-day increase in the state since the pandemic started, according to a Reuters tally
Florida shattered records on Thursday when it reported over 10,000 new coronavirus cases, the biggest one-day increase in the state since the pandemic started, according to a Reuters tally.
In June, Florida infections rose by 168% or over 95,000 new cases. The percent of tests coming back positive has skyrocketed to 15% from 4% at the end of May.Florida, with 21 million residents, has reported more new daily coronavirus cases than any European country had at the height of their outbreaks.
To contain the outbreak, Florida has closed bars and some beaches but the governor has resisted requiring masks statewide in public or reimposing a lockdown.Related CoveragePence says he fully supports Florida governor's efforts to slow coronavirus spread
Only one other state has reported more than 10,000 new cases in a single day. New York recorded 12,847 new infections on April 10, three weeks after the state implemented a strict lockdown that closed most businesses. While the state has relaxed many measures, it requires masks in public and mandates anyone arriving from 16 other U.S. states with high infections self-quarantine for two weeks.
Once the epicenter of the U.S. epidemic, New York saw cases rise by about 6% in June - the lowest rate in the entire country. Read more: Reuters Top News »
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Yet less deaths than New Jersey and New York. Lol Mr Trump .....this is obviously a hoax......not. More fear porn. No mention of declining hospitalization and death rates... Boring. Florida man Florida man doing bathsalts & wrestling gators What he's like oxycontin Florida man Is he a schmuck or is he a schlub When he's on meth does he see bugs or does the nursing home get him instead, nobody knows Florida man. Orange man bad
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