Florida Sets New Single-Day High Of 4,049 Coronavirus Cases

The coronavirus, also known as COVID-19. Credit: CDC

The State of Florida continues to set new daily highs of coronavirus cases with 4,049 cases reported by the Florida Department of Health on Saturday, June 20, 2020.

This breaks the previous record high of 3,822 new cases that was set just yesterday.

The “positivity rate” that is often cited by Florida Governor Ron DeSantis during his press conferences also hit a new daily high of 12.36% on Friday.

Florida Coronavirus Daily Positivity Rate. Credit: Florida Department of Health
Florida Coronavirus Daily Positivity Rate. Credit: Florida Department of Health

The number of people hospitalized in Florida increased from 12,774 yesterday to 12,939 today.

There were 40 new deaths reported on Saturday, bringing the total number of COVID-19 related deaths in Florida to 3,144.