Record number of deaths. Record number of new hospitalizations. Near-record number of new infections.
Florida’s Department of Health on Thursday confirmed 13,965 new cases of COVID-19, the second highest single-day total recorded in the state since the pandemic began in March. The state now has a total of 315,775 confirmed cases.
There were also 156 new Florida resident deaths announced, bringing the statewide resident death toll to 4,677.
Meanwhile, this Florida Man state rep thinks everything is fine.
‘You’re not a doctor and you’re not a public health expert, right?’ — This CNN anchor shut down a ‘Florida Man’ (and state rep) suing to block mask mandates pic.twitter.com/c1sEzyzeIw
— NowThis (@nowthisnews) July 16, 2020