COVID-19 update: Florida reports 59,061 new cases as 7-day average drops to lowest in a week

Miami-Dade County had the highest per-capita rate of daily COVID-19 cases of any county in the U.S. on Thursday — excluding counties with low populations — with a rolling 7-day average of 4,065 cases per 100,000 population. Broward County’s rate per 100,000 was 2,573 on Tuesday and Palm Beach County’s was 1,947. Overall, Florida ranks sixth-highest among states for average daily per-capita cases.