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Florida Officials Are Urging Vigilance over the Labor Day Holiday Weekend

September 6, 2020

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Florida officials are urging vigilance over the Labor Day holiday weekend.

That’s despite the fewest number of new deaths — about 60 — since mid-July. Officials have been urging Floridians to wear face masks and observe social distancing throughout the three-day holiday weekend, particularly at beaches and other public places.

On Saturday, the state reported nearly 3,700 news cases of coronavirus, pushing the total number of infections to nearly 644,000 since the outbreak began in the spring.

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