Florida Reports Highest New COVID Cases In Months

The Tampa Bay Times reports:

The Florida Department of Health reported 6,820 coronavirus infections on Sunday and 22 deaths, bringing the state’s overall death toll throughout the pandemic to 17,333 lives lost.

Since March 1, the day health officials recorded the first known coronavirus infection in Florida, the state has reported a total of 843,897 cases.

About 25 percent of adult beds in Florida intensive care units and 26 percent of 60,000 regular hospital beds were available for new patients Monday. Florida’s pediatric intensive care units reported 397 active coronavirus patients Sunday, leaving 265 beds available for new admissions.