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Florida breaks daily coronavirus cases record again

Miami, Florida – Florida reported nearly 33,000 new COVID-19 cases to The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention from Friday.
It’s the second consecutive day the state sets a new record for daily case increase.
The 32,850 new cases attributed to the past day in the latest federal data surpasses the previous record of 31,758 from Thursday — amid a surge of omicron variant cases. The previous record was on Aug. 26 with 27,669 coronavirus cases.
According to the Florida Department of Health’s weekly COVID-19 data report, released Friday evening, the statewide new-case positivity rate rose to 13.8% this week, up from 5.3% last week and 2.6% the week before.
At 6,472 deaths out of 702,309 cases, Miami-Dade is the ninth county in the country with the highest number of deaths associated with COVID-19 since the pandemic began, according to an analysis by epidemiologists with Johns Hopkins University.

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