California Reports Highest Number of Covid-19 Deaths in Single Day


A healthcare worker takes a nasal swab from a person at the new federally funded Covid-19 test site at the Miami-Dade County Auditorium on July 23 in Miami, Florida. Joe Raedle / Getty Images

The state of Florida reported 9,591 new cases of Covid-19 among Floridians and 179 additional resident deaths on Saturday, according to the Florida Department of Health (DOH).

This marks the fifth day in a row that the state has reported more than 9,000 new cases, according to CNN’s tally.

There are now 474,621 cases among residents and 480,028 total cases in the state, including out-of-state residents, reports the DOH. Florida has reported 7,022 resident deaths to date, according to DOH data.

There are currently 7,942 people hospitalized in Florida with Covid-19, up from 8,000 last weekend, according to the Agency for Healthcare Administration (AHCA).


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