COVID-19: Florida overtakes New York

(Orlando) Florida overtook New York this weekend as a state with the second highest number of coronavirus cases in the United States, as 9300 New cases were reported in the Sunshine State on Sunday, and there were 40 new deaths.

Associated Press

The 411 736 Florida coronavirus cases are not surpassed as per the 453 659 cases in California. With 35, 5 million people, California has almost double the population of Florida which has 21, 4 million inhabitants. California is the most populous state in the country, followed by Texas, Florida and New York.

New York, once the epicenter of the virus in the United States, had 78

cases of coronavirus. The state has 19, 4 million inhabitants.

On Sunday, 9344 new cases were reported in Florida. The number of new cases was lower than on other days of the past week, but the number of cases published on Sunday tends to be lower due to fewer workers entering data or working in laboratories that test samples.

The median age of coronavirus patients across Florida is 39 years.

Almost 3.4 million Floridians have been tested for the virus. New cases tested over the weekend had a positive rate of 11%, according to the Florida Department of Health.

Florida also recorded a total of 8951 hospitalizations related to the coronavirus on Sunday.