Florida reports almost 11,000 new COVID-19 cases, most since late July

Case totals have been rising this week, with 6,659 new infections on Monday, followed by 8,847 on Tuesday, and 9,994 on Wednesday. The statewide testing positivity rate for new infections has been between 8% and 9% this week, above the 5% threshold where the virus is considered to be under control.