Florida breaks state’s coronavirus record with more than 21,000 new cases
the data It shows the severity of the surge in Florida, the epicenter of the outbreak in the United States and now responsible for 1 in 5 new infections nationally. The previous peak was in Florida on January 7, when the state reported 19,334 cases, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention — before coronavirus vaccines were widely available. Florida has reported an average of 15,818 new cases per day over the past seven days, according to data it collected. Washington Post.