Florida reports record-high COVID-19 deaths for the second day in a row bringing the total number of deaths to 6,333.
The death of two hundred sixteen Florida residents who tested positive for COVID-19 have been reported in Bay, Brevard, Broward, Charlotte, Citrus, Dade, Duval, Escambia, Gadsden, Hardee, Hernando, Highlands, Hillsborough, Lafayette, Lake, Lee, Manatee, Marion, Martin, Okaloosa, Okeechobee, Orange, Osceola, Palm Beach, Pinellas, Polk, Sarasota, Seminole, St. Johns, St. Lucie and Volusia counties.
Florida Division of Emergency Management instructed all state-run COVID-19 testing sites to close down until further notice due to an approaching tropical storm.
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