On Friday, Florida’s Department of Health reported a new single day record for coronavirus cases since the state began reopening.
According to the department, there were at least 1,495 new cases reported as of Friday, which brings Florida’s total number to over 61,000. There were also at least 53 new deaths reported, increasing the state’s total number to at least 2,660.
The number of cases reported on Friday marked a new single-day high number of cases since Florida implemented phase one of its reopening plan on May 18. The previous single-day high was on April 17, when the department reported at least 1,416 new cases.
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