According to the FDOH, 9,585 new cases of COVID-19 were reported, along with 24 coronavirus-related deaths The latest increase in positive cases in Florida comes after a week of record-breaking numbers in the state and across the entire nation.
Texas is one of the first American states to have reopened its economy. Ray Rodrigues and Texas State Sen.
In an attempt to stop the increasing number of new cases, Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos A. Giménez said he would close all county beaches from July 3-7.
The worsening contagion in states like Florida and Texas has created a split-screen effect, with NY and its neighboring states, which were hit hardest initially, reporting declining cases and forging ahead with reopening plans. "At the same time, to do police and put criminal penalties on that is something that probably would backfire".
"We are where we are", DeSantis added. It allowed bars to reopen in May, when revelers flouting social distancing rules celebrated Memorial Day weekend. But masks have become a politicized topic and several conservative leaders have been hesitant to enforce them - with some even referring to such regulations as "draconian".
The worsening contagion in some parts of the United States has created a split-screen effect, with NY and its neighboring Northeastern states, which were hit hardest initially, reporting declining cases and forging ahead with reopening plans.
Earlier Friday, state officials said they would ban alcohol consumptions at bars as health officials attribute the new outbreak to young adults flocking to establishments after reopening three weeks ago.
"Community broadcasting is being driven by the 18- to 35-year-old group", DeSantis said Friday.
The previous statewide one-day high, set Thursday, was 5,508 new cases.
In a coronavirus task force briefing on Friday, Anthony Fauci, the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, said certain areas of the country are facing a "serious problem".
Florida's big increase in new COVID-19 cases comes amid a nationwide spike in cases.
Earlier this 7 days New York, New Jersey and CT imposed a 14-working day mandatory quarantine on travellers from states with high infection costs like Texas and Florida, wherever some 13 per cent of those examined on Friday arrived again positive.
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