Breaking News: Record high daily COVID-19 positive cases for Florida reaches 3,822

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The Florida Department of Health reported another record-setting 3,822 positive cases of COVID-19 on Friday, bringing the state total to 89,748.

43 new deaths related to COVID-19 were also reported by the DOH.

Friday’s numbers mark the highest amount of reported cases in a single day the state has seen, according to to the Florida Department of Health. The previous record was 3,207, which was set yesterday. 

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The rate of positive testing also increased from 8.8% (from Wednesday) to 10.98 percent based on 34,800 tests from Thursday.

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Alachua County number on the rise

According to Alachua County, COVID-19 numbers are creeping up and going in the wrong direction.

“There were 33 new positives cases today, and 0 deaths,” reported County Communications Coordinator Mark Sexton. “Our COVID-19 total is 633 positive cases, 11 deaths, 33,148 tests performed with a positivity rate of 1.90 percent.”

That rate is up from 1.8 percent yesterday.

As of 12 p.m. on June 19th, Newberry is at 29 cases, High Springs is at 12, Archer is at 7, Hawthorne is at 8, Waldo has 5, Alachua is at 28.

Gilchrist County reports 75 overall cases with no deaths or hospitalizations. 

Levy County Total Cases to date: 138

Active Resident Cases: 20

Total Released Resident Cases: 47

Levy County Fatalities: 1

Total Non-Resident Active Cases: 28

Additional Non-Resident Cases that are either released, or no longer in Levy County: 42

Active Case Locations:

Williston- 2

Chiefland- 6 (28 Non-Resident Cases)

Bronson- 1

Trenton (Levy Side)- 1

Fanning Springs- 1


Cedar Key-1

Archer (Levy Side)- 1

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