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Florida breaks daily coronavirus case record as concerns grow over July Fourth gatherings

1 month ago   |   By NBC News

Florida recorded 11,400 new coronavirus cases in a single day, breaking its record. Infections are on the rise in nearly 40 states as beaches remain open and crowded in some parts of the country this holiday weekend.
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Florida reports record number of coronavirus cases amid nationwide surge

Florida reports record number of coronavirus cases amid nationwide surge

1 month ago   |   By Politico

Florida reported another record-breaking spike in coronavirus cases on Saturday, with 11,458 people confirmed to have been infected with the virus as cases surge nationwide over the July 4 holiday weekend.
Florida's daily case record Saturday, which comes after a week of record-breaking spikes in the Sunshine State and across the Sun Belt, is second only to New York state's one-day record of 11,571 new positive tests in mid-April .
Texas also hit a daily new case record Saturday with 8,258 new cases, according to its health department.
More than 2.8 million people in the U.S. have had...
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US marks subdued Fourth of July as coronavirus cases surge

1 month ago   |   By Al Jazeera

Independence Day celebrations began with daily records in new cases in Florida, at 11,458, and Texas, at 8,258.
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