Coronavirus Live Updates: Statewide Coronavirus Cases Surpass 103,000, Increase By 3,286
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Statewide Coronavirus Cases Surpass 103,000, Increase By 3,286
Updated Tuesday at noon
Florida surpassed 103,000 positive cases of COVID-19 as Florida’s Department of Health confirmed an additional 3,286 cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday. Florida has a total of 103,503 confirmed positive cases, according to the state's health department.
Tuesday's update also included the announcement of 65 new deaths, increasing the statewide number to 3,238. Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach counties make up 1,755 of those deaths. Monroe County has reported four deaths due to COVID-19.
South Florida Cities, Palm Beach County To Begin Mandating Masks
Updated Tuesday, 6:30 a.m.
As coronavirus cases continue to increase across the state, with the majority in South Florida, major cities in Miami-Dade County will require masks in public places. The cities include Miami, Miami Gardens, Miami Beach, Miami Shores, Aventura and Key Biscayne.
Palm Beach County commissioners are expected to vote in favor of a county-wide order requiring masks in public places on Tuesday, according to the Palm Beach Post.
- WLRN News