Florida News That Impacts You – June 3rd, 2021
Bottom Line: Your daily recap of the some of the biggest news from around the state that impacts you in South Florida.
- With 1,234 new COVID-19 cases reported by the Florida Department of Health on Wednesday, Florida had its lowest daily total since September 28th and the weekly trend for daily cases (1,692) is the lowest since June 14th of last year.
- Nearly 10.4 million Floridians, including approximately 56% of adults, have now been vaccinated with at least a first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine with 8.35 million who’ve completed a vaccine series. Related...
- Coronavirus related hospitalizations in Florida at now the lowest they’ve been since May of 2020. As of Wednesday 1,842, Floridians were hospitalized due to COVID-19, a total that’s declined by 38% over the past month mirroring Florida’s significant decrease in cases since the mid-April peak.
- Governor DeSantis signed Florida’s record budget into law. Totaling $101.5 billion, in part due to federal Cares Act funding, DeSantis vetoed over $1.5 billion dollars from the budget including numerous South Florida projects identified by Florida TaxWatch as “Budget Turkeys”.
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