FL Reports 9K New COVID Cases, Pence Visits DeSantis

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.