The record-setting spike of new cases of COVID-19 in Florida continues.
On Wednesday, the Florida Department of Health reported a new one-day record of 5,511 cases of coronavirus, pushing the state’s total to 109,014.
The number shatters the old record of 4,049, set four days ago on June 20.
According to data from the health department, 3,281 people have died from the virus, an increase of 43 over the day before.
Palm Beach County reported an increase of 351 cases on Wednesday, to bring the county total to 11,536 with 482 deaths.
Martin County reported an increase of 28 cases to bring the county total to 1,639 to go along with 22 deaths.
St. Lucie County saw its numbers increase by 84 cases and one death, for a total of 1,333 and 43 respectively.
Indian River County reported 25 new cases of the virus, to bring the county total to 457 with 15 deaths.
Okeechobee County has 20 new cases of the virus. It has a total of 276 cases but no reported deaths.
Florida lawmakers in Washington are urging Gov. DeSantis to make face masks mandatory across the state. Palm Beach County leaders just approved a similar order on Tuesday.