MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Governor Ron DeSantis talked about the spike in COVID-19 cases across the state in Tallahassee on Tuesday afternoon.
DeSantis kept the focus on the increase in testing.READ MORE: Tax Refunds Delayed As May 17 Filing Deadline Arrives
“You do now have widespread testing of asymptomatic people. When people are going back to work, you have businesses saying, ‘hey go get tested.’ And it’s not just the main sites. We have really expanded the drive-thru and the walkup sites and now we have pop-up sites at retail locations. And that’s thousands and thousands of tests a day.”READ MORE: Florida Tourism Improves In Early 2021 But Still Struggles Due To Pandemic
The state recorded an additional 2,700 cases of COVID-19 today, once again, setting a new daily record.MORE NEWS: Florida Lawmakers Begin Special Session On Gambling As Seminole Tribe Tries To Ease Concerns About Deal
Positive cases have been trending up this month as more and more of the state moves toward reopening.