Florida broke its record Thursday with the highest number of coronavirus cases in a single day since the epidemic began.
Sunshine’s state health department recorded 1,698 new COVID-19 infections – nearly 20 percent more than the 1,419 cases reported last Thursday.
The outbreak in Florida now has at least 69,069 cases and 2,848 deaths For the latest numbers Released on Thursday.
Ron DeSantis was asked by the state whether it would consider reopening plans to reopen the increase in litigation – and said it was tied to an increase in spike testing. Local 10 News in Tallahassee.
Florida reports that more than 1.3 million COVID-19 tests have been completed and 5.3 percent return positive.
Most states were allowed to begin lifting operations aimed at preventing an explosion beginning May 4.
The relaxed restrictions allowed people to go to the beach, some of which were packed for Memorial Day weekend.
Some health professionals fear reopening, and later, demonstrations of George Floyd’s death in Minneapolis police custody could lead to an increase in infections.
Other states, including Texas and Arizona, have suffered a second wave of lawsuits just weeks after reopening.