Florida Breaks Its All-Time Daily Record For New Cases

The Miami Herald reports:

Florida reported 46,923 new COVID cases, the largest single-day increase of COVID cases since the pandemic began and nearly double the previous peak during the summer, when the deadly delta variant was surging, according to Wednesday’s report to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, based on Miami Herald calculations of CDC data.

South Florida is leading the surge of COVID cases, according to Miami Herald calculations of state data. Last week, the three most populous counties in the state saw the biggest case increases — with new infections rising by 354% in Miami-Dade, 400% in Broward and 395% in Palm Beach for the week ended Dec. 23.

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