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Florida breaks coronavirus records with 15,300 new cases in one day

28 days ago   |   By NBC News

Florida shattered records after seeing 15,300 new coronavirus cases in a single day. The state does not have a mask mandate and businesses there remain open, including Disney World, which reopened with restrictions this weekend.
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Florida reports 15,000 new coronavirus cases, smashing national record

Florida reports 15,000 new coronavirus cases, smashing national record

28 days ago   |   By Politico

Florida on Sunday reported more than 15,000 new coronavirus cases, smashing the daily record reported by any single state and once again putting an international spotlight on a place that does not have the virus under control.
The eye-popping topline figure does come with some caveats.
The Florida Department of Health received 135,992 results from people who have never been tested before, and 15,299 of those tests came back positive for Covid-19. The positivity rate of new infections was 11.25 percent, which is at least a two-week low and down significantly since the state's record high of...
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