TALLAHASSEE — Florida broke its file for the best single-day variety of coronavirus instances because the pandemic started, tallying 19,816 new instances on Thursday, whereas the state’s demise toll reached 22,400.
Statistics from the Florida Division of Well being on Thursday confirmed the totals surpassed the earlier single-day file, which was 17,783 instances on Wednesday.
For the reason that pandemic began in March, about 1.4 million folks in Florida have contracted COVID. As of three p.m. Thursday, 7,331 folks within the state had been hospitalized with the virus.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California issued a brand new journey advisory late Wednesday that claims folks from out of state are “strongly discouraged” from coming into California. It additionally says Californians ought to keep away from touring greater than 120 miles from residence apart from important journey.
The state’s earlier advisory, issued in November, inspired folks to remain residence or inside their area with out giving a particular distance that individuals may journey. It outlined quarantine pointers for out-of-state vacationers however didn’t explicitly discourage journey.
“Intra-state journey, likewise threatens to exacerbate group unfold inside California—significantly as a result of journey itself (particularly using shared conveyances in air, bus, or rail journey) can enhance an individual’s probability of spreading and getting COVID-19,” says the brand new advisory, issued by the California Division of Public Well being.