Florida sees over 2,000 new coronavirus cases for second straight day
New coronavirus cases in Florida reportedly surpassed 2,000 for the second day in a row on Sunday.
The state saw record high cases reported over a 24-hour period on Saturday and high case numbers also on Sunday. According to The Tampa Bay Times, there were 2,016 new cases reported over a 24-hour period on Sunday. The highest single-day surge came just a day prior, with 2,581 new cases on Saturday.
By late morning on Monday, the state health department reported an additional 1,758 new cases, 20 of which were non-Florida residents. The department also reported seven Florida resident COVID-19 deaths.
The health department reported a total of 77,326 cases in Florida, which includes non-Florida residents tested in the state. As of Monday, the department reported 2,938 COVID-19 deaths.
According to the newspaper, Saturday marked the 12th consecutive day the number of new cases …continued .
[Source: Fox News]