Florida reported 132 new coronavirus-related deaths on Tuesday, breaking the state record for the highest number of deaths in a single day.
The new deaths cause a total of 4,409 deaths in Florida, according to state data.
Florida also reported 9,261 new cases of coronavirus on Tuesday, bringing the total number of cases to 43,615.
New reported deaths make Florida’s seven-day average 81 per day, according to The Associated Press, more than double the figure set by the state two weeks ago and making the Florida average second highest. in the United States behind Texas, according to AP.
Florida is among the US states with increasing cases of coronavirus.
Governors in some states experiencing surges, including California, have taken steps to reimpose coronavirus restrictions, but the Florida government. Ron DeSantisRonald Dion DeSantis The Hill’s Morning Report – Presented by Argentum – All eyes on Florida as daily COVID-19 cases reach 15K Florida records more than 15,000 new COVID-19 cases in one day, the highest increase in a single day in any state doubts about the reopening of full-time schools MORE (R) has not closed non-essential businesses or implemented a state order requiring the masks to be worn in public. Florida ordered the bars to stop serving alcohol.
Governor of California Gavin newsomGavin NewsomThe Fog of War Night Health Care: White House Goes Public with Attacks on Fauci | Newsom Orders California to Close Indoor Activities, All Bar Operations | Federal judges block Tennessee abortion ban laws, Georgia Newsom orders California to shut down indoor activities, all bar operations MORE (D) Tuesday ordered several indoor activities and all bar operations to be closed across the state.
Earlier this month, Texas Governor Greg Abbott (R) issued a state-wide mandatory mask order, and in late June, Arizona Governor Doug Ducey (R) ordered the closure of bars and gyms for 30 days. Last week, Ducey issued an additional order limiting indoor dining to 50 percent of capacity.