Florida Today reports:
The Florida Department of Health reported 8,892 new COVID-19 cases Monday. While that marks the lowest daily total since July 9, it’s the 34th consecutive day the state has recorded more than 5,000 new cases. Florida has counted a total of 432,747 cases since the pandemic began.
The state also reported 77 new deaths, increasing the state’s cumulative total to 5,931. Florida’s seven-day rolling average for deaths declined slightly to 122.7.
The number of Florida residents hospitalized with COVID-19 increased to 24,332 since the pandemic began. The Department of Health notes the total figure is cumulative and does not reflect the number of COVID-19 patients currently in hospitals.
The first tweet below is from the Florida GOP.
Miami gave @Mike_Pence a warm welcome to the Sunshine State!
Vice President Pence’s visit to provide an update on vaccine developments demonstrated once again this Administration’s commitment to coronavirus relief in Florida. #LeadRight pic.twitter.com/PnupLQqrBa
— Emma Vaughn (@em__vaughn) July 27, 2020
COVID UPDATE: Governor Ron DeSantis joined Vice President Mike Pence in Miami Monday to promote coronavirus vaccine testing — as Florida cases continue to surge.
— Greg Angel (@NewsGuyGreg) July 27, 2020
RT wsvn: LIVE: Vice President Mike Pence and Gov. Ron DeSantis are speaking to the public at the University of Miami after holding a COVID-19 roundtable. https://t.co/mCMmNsr4Ht
— Unfollow VP (@UnfollowVP) July 27, 2020