Florida tops 100,000 cases as coronavirus surge continues

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Florida Sets New Single-Day High Of 4049 Coronavirus Cases

Diane, a nurse from Houston, Texas, sunbathes at the beach next to her husband, both wearing face masks, in Miami Beach, Florida. The other recommends people wear a mask if they can not properly social distance.

Nationwide, more than 2.2 million people have been infected and at least 118,894 people have died of the virus, according to John Hopkins.

The coronavirus outbreak continued its fevered escalation in Florida on Saturday, as Gov. Ron DeSantis again tried to tamp down worry over another record-breaking spike in infections since reopening restaurants, bars, gyms and other public places.

Those younger groups testing positive are mostly asymptomatic and don't require clinical attention, the governor said.

Meanwhile, the rate of new infections continued to remain high, with almost 12% of recent tests coming back from laboratories as positive.

But neither of those two trailing states is poised to hit 100,000 cases in the coming days. On Saturday, Florida reported 4,049 new cases - the most reported in a single day.

Cumulative hospitalizations of Florida residents rose by 165, or 1.3%, to 12,939.

'The increases that we're seeing serve as a warning that young adults and youth are not immune to Covid-19, ' said Dr Brannon Traxler, the state's Department of Health and Environmental Control physician consultant.

Amid conflicting opinions and policies surrounding the use of face coverings, including regular refusals by President Donald Trump and members of his administration to wear them, a CDC official told CNN the agency is reviewing whether masks are not only good for preventing the spread of the virus but also for helping to prevent individuals from contracting it themselves.

One trend that is concerning health officials is the number of new cases being reported in younger people.

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"It is a bit of a disturbing trend, and what scares me is not only that they are younger, but that they can infect other people as well, especially parents and grandparents", said Grady Health System medical director Dr. Robert Jansen. station.

Despite clear warnings from experts in the USA, hundreds of presidents gathered on Saturday, Tulsa, Oklahoma for the first re-election campaign since President Donald Trump's pandemic began.

The new daily infections record comes just a day after the previous record was set, when the state announced more than 3,800 additional confirmed cases.

He also told NBC's Meet the Press on Sunday that the White House coronavirus task force has been working with governors to make sure the United States "can open up this economy in a safe and reasonable way".

But Phil Brown, CEO of Orlando International Airport, said in a statement Wednesday that last week's rate of positive cases from the 500 workers tested last week was only 0.4%.

"There is data from some cell phone companies in Galveston County that show less than 7% of people", Keizer said.

According to data from Johns Hopkins University, at least 23 states tend to rise in new cases compared to last week.

In total, Florida has tallied 82,719 coronavirus infections - 80,676 of whom are Florida residents while 2,043 are non-Florida residents now in the state, according to the report.

Arkansas, Indiana, Iowa, Minnesota, Nebraska, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oregon, Virginia, and Wisconsin all reported the number of cases has remained steady over the past week.

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