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Florida reported new 23,903 COVID-19 cases on Friday

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Posted at 5:08 PM, Aug 08, 2021
and last updated 2021-08-08 17:08:27-04

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (ABC NEWS) — Florida reported 23,903 COVID-19 cases in a single day on Friday, per the CDC. This is the state’s third straight day with over 20,000 new COVID cases.

According to the Florida Hospital Association: there are 13,348 people hospitalized across the state – the highest figure the state has since during the fight against COVID.

Nearly 30 percent of inpatients have COVID and 43.3 percent of adult ICU patients have COVID.