The states of Florida and Texas have recorded record deaths due to COVID-19 linked to a steady rise in pandemic numbers in the United States.
As for Florida, data released by U.S. Territorial Health officials this Thursday shows that 156 additional deaths have been verified, breaking the record of 132 deaths registered on Tuesday. A total of 4,677 people died from COVID-19 in Florida during the pandemic.
In addition, the Florida Department of Health has reported 13,965 additional cases of the disease. This is the second highest confirmed number after another 15,299 positive cases were diagnosed on Sunday. Florida currently has 13,965 infections.
Regarding Texas, state health officials have reported that 129 people have been killed in the past 24 hours. The highest number of confirmed deaths was 110 that occurred on Wednesday. The balance of deaths in Texas has risen to 3,561.