New record in Florida with 216 deaths from the coronavirus in 24 hours

Nouveau record en Floride avec 216 morts du coronavirus en 24h

Florida has recorded 216 deaths due to the coronavirus on Wednesday, still a record in this State, which continues to be one of the foci of the disease in the United States.

The previous record dated from the day before, with 186 deaths. The total number of deaths due to the COVID-19 in the State now stands at 6333, said the local department of Health.

Wednesday, 9446 new infections have also been recorded, a slight decrease compared to the daily total of approximately 10 000 cases detected in weeks.

In all, 451 423 people have been officially infected years the State’s population of 21 million.

A quarter of the cases in Miami.

Florida recently became the second State in terms of number of cases, behind California and ahead of New York.

According to the reference count of the Johns Hopkins university, the number of deaths in the United States was on the point on Wednesday to reach the 150 000.

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