#Florida COVID cases

New York Post

Florida’s record COVID-19 case surge leading to long lines for tests

Floridians are waiting in line for hours to get tested for COVID-19, as the state grapples with record-breaking case numbers. The line began forming around 6 a.m. Sunday at a drive-thru coronavirus testing site at Barnett Park — three hours before the Orange County facility opened, Spectrum News reported. Hundreds...

Florida has more new Covid cases than ever before

ORLANDO, Fla. — Florida reported 21,683 new cases of Covid-19, the state’s highest one-day total since the start of the pandemic, according to federal health data released Saturday. The state has become the new national epicenter for the virus, accounting for around a fifth of all new cases in the...
Annenberg Political Fact Check

COVID-19 Surges Among Unvaccinated in Florida, Contrary to Baseless Claims

Florida health officials have reported a 60% rise in COVID-19 cases, and hospitals are reporting that 95% of COVID-10 patients are not fully vaccinated. But a Facebook post makes the baseless claims that Florida’s numbers are not going up, and that all COVID-19 patients recently admitted to a Palm Beach County hospital had been vaccinated.

Florida experiences COVID comeback, DeSantis dismisses as "seasonal wave"

The Tampa Bay region may be looking at some increased pandemic restrictions, though they're unlikely to come from the state government. What's happening: Friday was Florida's worst day yet for coronavirus, with the state reporting 21,683 new cases — the highest one-day total since the start of the pandemic.The last time we came near that number was at the start of the year, when the state reported 19,334 cases on Jan. 7, according to the Tampa Bay Times.Local impact: USF epidemiologist Dr. Edwin Michael told Fox 13 that, at this rate, the fourth wave will peak in Hillsborough County near...
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Fans pack Florida stadium for concert as state reports record-breaking number of COVID-19 cases

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Thousands of fans packed TIAA Bank Field for a concert Saturday as the state reports tens of thousands of new COVID-19 cases. At the Hella Mega Tour on Saturday, thousands of fans bear the summer heat. The high temperatures met with the state’s highest one-day cases of COVID-19 since the start of the pandemic: 21,683 new cases, per federal health officials.
News Herald

Bay County's COVID cases are up 41.9%. How does that compare with other Florida counties?

PANAMA CITY — Bay County had another alarming jump in COVID-19 cases last week, continuing a month-long trend of spiking infection rates. Bay County reported 1,410 cases in the past week ending Sunday. The previous week, it had reported 994 cases. That was a significant jump from the 579 new cases reported a week earlier and the 262 cases reported four weeks ago.

Florida Now Leads The Nation In New COVID-19 Cases

NPR's Sarah McCammon talks to Dr. Peggy Duggan, chief medical officer at Tampa General Hospital, about the increase in patients. CDC data indicates one-in-five new infections is happening in Florida. SARAH MCCAMMON, HOST:. Florida now leads the nation in new COVID-19 cases. One in five new cases in the U.S....