Coronavirus: Florida reports more than 15,000 cases in record-setting day

Coronavirus: Florida reports more than 15,000 cases in record-setting day
A guests gets her temperature taken before entering the official reopening day of the Magic Kingdom at Walt Disney World in Lake Buena Vista, Fla., Saturday, July 11, 2020. Disney reopened two Florida parks, the Magic Kingdom and Animal Kingdom, Saturday with limited capacity and safety protocols in place in response to the coronavirus pandemic. (Joe Burbank/Orlando Sentinel via AP) (Joe Burbank/AP)

Florida recorded 15,300 confirmed cases Sunday, the highest single-day increase since the pandemic started.

There were also 45 coronavirus related deaths reported, according to health officials.

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There are 269,811 confirmed cases in the state and 4,346 deaths.

The previous record of daily positive cases, 11,694, was set Wednesday in California. Before that New York had 11,571 cases on April 15.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.