Florida sees record-high spike with 4,049 new COVID-19 cases Saturday

Florida sees record-high spike with 4,049 new COVID-19 cases Saturday
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The Florida Department of Health on Saturday released numbers about the coronavirus in the state.

Saturday set the state’s record of new cases in one day, with 4,049 positive results reported.

Here are some takeaways:

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  • 93,797: Total number of cases.
  • 4,049: Increase in cases from a Friday count.
  • 3,144: Deaths of Florida residents.
  • 40: Increase in deaths from a Friday count.
  • No new deaths in Action News Jax’s viewing area.

Local counties with new COVID-19 cases

  • Bradford County had three new COVID-19 cases.
  • Clay County had 13 new COVID-19 cases.
  • Columbia County had 14 new COVID-19 cases.
  • Duval County had 211 new COVID-19 cases.
  • Nassau County had 10 new COVID-19 cases.
  • Putnam County had 8 new COVID-19 cases.
  • St. Johns County had 35 new COVID-19 cases.
  • Union County had 1 new COVID-19 case.


Source: Florida Department of Health