Timeline: Evolving U.S. Policies

As infections surge again across the U.S., states are cracking down on mask-wearing and rolling back reopenings. SmartNews is tracking policy changes here.

UPDATES
16 hours ago
Florida requires schools to reopen in August despite a surge in coronavirus cases
CNN
1 day ago
Miami shuts down restaurant dining again as U.S. coronavirus deaths top 130,000
7/1/2020
The city of Miami Beach will impose $50 fines for not wearing a mask in public
6/30/2020
Florida is “not going back” on reopening, governor says
6/29/2020
Jacksonville to order mask-wearing ahead of GOP convention
6/27/2020
Texas governor and Florida governor both say a statewide mask mandate is a step too far
6/26/2020
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis dismisses need for major changes in Covid-19 strategy
6/26/2020
Florida suspends alcohol consumption at bars as virus cases soar
Florida
Confirmed Cases Deaths†
213,773
+7,326 Today
+6,336 Yesterday
3,840
+62 Today
+47 Yesterday

Last Updated: 7/8/2020, 01:23 PDT

7/8/2020 - Today’s Coronavirus Report
  • There are a total of 213,773 cases, with 6,336 new cases reported yesterday.
  • 3,840 people have died, with 47 deaths reported yesterday.
>10,000 1,001-10,000 101-1,000 11-100 1-10 0
More than 50% increase in the 7-day average of new cases compared to the previous week
10-50% increase in the 7-day average of new cases compared to the previous week
County Confirmed New cases yesterday Deaths
Miami-Dade 51,058 2,066 1,057
Broward 22,595 739 418
Palm Beach 17,638 396 563
Hillsborough 15,362 685 163
Orange 14,768 361 61
Duval 9,835 348 70
Pinellas 9,032 273 206
Lee 7,859 198 172
Polk 5,665 193 115
Collier 5,201 125 85
Manatee 3,890 105 135
Seminole 3,522 92 20
Osceola 3,190 122 29
Escambia 3,059 117 48
Pasco 3,004 154 26
Volusia 2,951 147 59
Brevard 2,705 114 20
Martin 2,461 39 31
St. Lucie 2,355 91 54
Sarasota 2,249 58 98
Lake 1,998 108 25
Leon 1,911 41 8
Alachua 1,701 65 12
St. Johns 1,433 50 8
Hendry 1,111 10 27
Clay 1,074 57 34
Marion 1,043 57 12
Indian River 969 16 17
Charlotte 944 9 77
Santa Rosa 941 39 9
Okaloosa 938 21 9
Bay 818 74 5
DeSoto 760 8 10
Suwannee 646 16 21
Hernando 592 35 6
Putnam 566 16 6
Hardee 517 8 3
Sumter 478 42 17
Gadsden 474 6 7
Okeechobee 451 12 0
Highlands 435 19 12
Citrus 419 20 13
Jackson 415 4 2
Flagler 410 18 5
Monroe 398 18 5
Hamilton 392 3 2
Columbia 377 13 4
Walton 372 48 9
Nassau 346 21 2
Madison 265 10 4
Liberty 245 1 1
Levy 218 7 1
Holmes 201 2 0
Glades 188 0 1
Washington 131 10 13
Gilchrist 122 6 0
Baker 110 4 4
Bradford 102 7 2
Taylor 102 1 1
Calhoun 101 4 6
Wakulla 93 3 1
Union 92 3 2
Dixie 84 4 4
Jefferson 67 2 4
Gulf 57 3 0
Lafayette 42 2 0
Franklin 15 0 0

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  • Disclaimer: This data changes rapidly, so what’s shown may be out of date. Table totals may not always represent an accurate sum.
  • †SmartNews is no longer displaying U.S. “recovered” data due to the lack of uniform reporting from state health departments.