Florida's biggest daily death toll so far: reports 132 new deaths in the last 24hrs


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Florida's biggest daily death toll so far: reports 132 new deaths in the last 24hrs

The Florida Department of Health reported it's biggest daily death toll so far with 132 new deaths in the last 24 hours.

Florida State Department of Health reported 4,514 people have lost their lives since the COVID-19 pandemic began, an increase of 132 since Monday's update.

The 132 deaths is a 10% jump over the previous record set just Tuesday. The rolling seven days average is now 81 deaths per day, currently Florida is the second highest in the country behind Texas.

The new rate of people testing positive for Coronavirus for the first time climbed to 15% for Monday, from 11.5% on Sunday.

Governor Ron DeSantis has focused on the COVID-19 positive cases instead of the overall cases, and he told reporters Monday that he thought the rate had stabilized after several days below 13%.

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