Florida set a US record for coronavirus cases in a single day Saturday, with a total of 11,458 new cases, according to data compiled by Johns Hopkins University (JHU).
Florida has now surpassed New York’s previous highest single-day total of 11,434, which was recorded on April 15, by JHU.
Florida also reported 18 new deaths Saturday.
There have been 190,052 total coronavirus cases reported in the state and 3,702 total deaths, according to JHU’s tally.
Nationwide the United States has recorded at least 2,839,436 cases of coronavirus, including 129,676 deaths, JHU’s figures indicate.