Florida shattered another coronavirus record on Sunday, adding 15,300 new cases with 45 additional deaths.
According to the latest data, the state total of coronavirus cases now stands at 269,811, with a total of 4,346 deaths.
The last record-breaking day was July 4, which saw more than 11,000 new cases.
Florida’s high on Sunday also surpassed New York’s record for coronavirus cases: 12,274 on April 4.
Locally, Palm Beach County for the first time added more than 1,000 cases in a single day.
Palm Beach County: 21,018 cases
-Men: 10,327; Women: 10,421
-1,171 new reported cases since Saturday
-12 new deaths reported since Saturday
Broward County: 30,025 cases
-Men: 14,477, Women: 15,039
-1,772 new reported cases since Saturday
-9 new deaths reported since Saturday
As of July 7: Almost 3 million #COVID19 cases have been reported in the United States. The number of cases continue to increase with larger increases in the Southeast, Southwest, and West Coast. See how many cases have been reported in your state: https://t.co/wiuFBKR3Uh pic.twitter.com/BwpEB4HWPJ
— CDC (@CDCgov) July 8, 2020
Miami-Dade County: 64,444 cases
-Men: 31,775, Women: 31,870
-3,576 new reported cases since Saturday
-7 new deaths reported since Saturday
Testing in Florida:
-Total Tests: 2,576,813
-Overall Percentage of Positive Cases: 10.5%