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Florida reports more than 8,900 COVID-19 cases, smashes record single-day increase

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Posted at 11:18 AM, Jun 26, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-26 12:43:41-04

(WTXL) — The Florida Department of Health has reported more than 8,900 cases of COVID-19 in a single day, smashing the previous record of 5,472.

In all, the state reported 8,933 more cases Thursday, bringing the total amount of cases to 122,960. A total of 39 new deaths were reported overnight to up the toll to 3,366.

The percent of positive labs for Thursday, which is representative of the number of people who test positive for the first time divided by all the people tested that day, was 13 percent. FDOH reports the state completed 71,433 tests on Thursday.

The state also reported 212 new hospitalizations.

Locally, Leon County saw the biggest jump in cases in the last two weeks with 52 reported overnight, followed by Gadsden with 17, and Madison with 16. Full county-by-county break down below:

Leon - 695 cases (32 non-resident cases), 8 deaths
Suwannee - 373 cases (8 non-resident cases), 19 deaths
Gadsden - 352 cases (4 non-resident cases), 6 deaths
Liberty - 220 cases (0 non-resident cases), 1 death
Madison - 170 cases (4 non-resident cases), 3 deaths
Jefferson - 41 cases (2 non-resident cases), 4 deaths
Wakulla - 46 cases (2 non-resident cases), 1 death
Jackson - 350 cases (9 non-resident cases), 2 deaths
Hamilton - 317 cases (3 non-resident case), 2 deaths
Taylor - 71 cases (1 non-resident cases)
Franklin - 6 cases (1 non-resident case)
Lafayette - 27 cases (0 non-resident cases)

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Data from The Center for Systems Science and Engineering at Johns Hopkins University.