Miami’s CBS News affiliate reports:
Florida reported its highest coronavirus numbers in two months with another uptick in new infections Saturday, surging to more than 4,000 cases. The state also reported nearly 90 more deaths, which pushed its official death toll to nearly 16,000 Floridians since March.
The rise in Florida comes as infections are increasing alarmingly in other parts of the country, particularly in the Midwest and other areas that were relatively spared during the earlier onslaught of the COVID-19 outbreak. Three weeks ago, Gov. Ron DeSantis lifted all restrictions on restaurants and other businesses in Florida.
Early voting starts tomorrow in Florida.
22 days ago DeSantis lifted all COVID-19 restrictions. Today, It reported most cases since August 22 and 3 straight days over 3,000 cases.
This week, Trump held 2 huge Florida Superspreader rallies which we tried to stop in court. COVID-19 in Florida about to explode again
— Daniel Uhlfelder (@DWUhlfelderLaw) October 17, 2020