Florida reported 8,933 new coronavirus cases on Thursday, a staggering single-day number that brings the total number of coronavirus positives in Florida to 122,960.
New York, the epicenter of the coronavirus pandemic in the United States, saw its highest number of new cases on April 14, with 11,571.
Florida cases have reportedly skyrocketed for young people, with the median age of those who tested positive falling from 65-years-old in March to 35-years-old last week.
“What we’ve seen, particularly over the last week, is a real explosion in new cases amongst our younger demographics,” said Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis. “Half of these positive tests are in that 34 and under age group, and