For the fourth day in a row, the state of Florida is reporting a record number of coronavirus related deaths.
On Friday, the state reported 257 more deaths, breaking the previous record of 253 deaths, which was set yesterday, according to the Florida Department of Health.
The state set previous records on Tuesday and Wednesday. The statewide resident death toll is now 6,843.
Florida also reported at least 9,007 new coronavirus cases bringing the state total to more than 470,000.