Florida Tops 2 Million COVID-19 cases

A little more than a year after the novel coronavirus showed up in the state, Florida has topped 2 million cases of COVID-19.

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KARLI BARNETT: Good evening, and thank you for joining us. I'm Karli Barnett. We begin tonight with the latest on the coronavirus pandemic. Today, Florida has surpassed 2 million cases from the start of the pandemic.

These are the latest figures from the state's Department of Health statewide. There are more than 5,100 new cases with an additional 62 deaths reported. More than 1,900 cases were in South Florida with another 19 deaths in Miami-Dade and Broward Counties.