Florida reported more than 21,000 new positive COVID-19 infections on Friday, the most elevated single-day expansion in infections since the start of the pandemic, as indicated by statistics from the CDC.
The state reported 21,683 cases on Friday, breaking its past record of 19,334 reported in January.
As of now, 61% of the state’s qualified population is vaccinated by the latest report from the Florida Department of Health.
In the midst of the state’s spike in cases, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis restricted school locale from requiring understudies and staff to wear masks by leader request on Friday.
DeSantis’ organization came only days after the CDC suggested that all understudies and staff wear masks in school when they return this fall.
“In the event that you pay attention to a portion of the stuff that is being permeated around the CDC, there’s a development to attempt to force more limitations on the American public,” said DeSantis, talking at a disconnected press occasion on Friday, as per the Orlando Sentinel.
“What’s more, I simply need to say in Florida, there will be no lockdowns. There will be no school terminations. There will be no limitations or mandates in the territory of Florida.”
DeSantis has additionally prohibited organizations from expecting customers to show evidence of vaccination.