Though Florida has been considered one of the largest hotspots of the novel coronavirus in the United States, it appears that the number of infections may have finally peaked. According to new numbers recently released by the Florida Health Department, the Sunshine State recorded 2,678 cases on Saturday, which is the lowest daily increase since mid-June.
The statement also noted that the rate of infection currently stood at around 8.25 percent, which marked the fifth straight day below 10 percent positivity of new cases.
In addition to the decrease in overall cases, the Health Department also announced that there are 5,654 current hospitalizations with a primary diagnosis of COVID-19. This marks a huge 40 percent decrease of hospital-ridden patients from July 21.
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