California and Florida Reach New Daily Record for Coronavirus Deaths

Both California and Florida, the two states with the highest number of coronavirus cases in the country, set new records for single-day coronavirus deaths on Wednesday. Heartbreaking Milestones Occur When America Exceeds 150,000 deaths virus

California Governor Gavin Newsom said Wednesday that 197 people in the state died from COVID-19 Tuesday, the highest in the state in a single day. The state also reported 8,755 new positive cases.

According to Johns Hopkins University, California has the highest number of confirmed cases in the United States, with at least 473,785. If California were its own country, it would have the fifth highest number of cases behind the United States, Brazil, India and Russia.

“Please wear a mask,” Newsom tweeted.

The Florida Department of Health confirmed Wednesday that 216 people died from the virus on Tuesday, a new one-day record for the state just one day after setting its previous Record of 186 new deaths. An additional 9,448 people tested positive for COVID-19, bringing the state total to at least 451,423 confirmed cases.

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The sunny state overcome New York, a former hot spot that reported six new deaths from COVID-19 on Wednesday, in total confirmed cases on Saturday. Many intensive care units across the state are at or near capacity.

The Florida Division of Emergency Management announced Wednesday that all state COVID-19 testing sites will be closed Friday through Tuesday due to the incoming tropical storm, reports CTV affiliate WCTV.

Arkansas, Montana and Oregon also reported a record single-day death on Wednesday. Almost half of all states are now part of the so-called “Red zone“due to overvoltages, which disproportionately affect communities of color.

Discussions about mask mandates and school reopens They continue to wreak havoc across the country. President Trump has lobbied to reopen, saying CBS News’ Catherine Herridge In early July, schools are making a “terrible decision” if they decide to continue distance learning in the fall.

The world’s largest COVID-19 vaccine study is now on going, with the first of 30,000 planned volunteers helping to test vaccines created by the U.S. government.