Nationwide, more than 60,000 new COVID-19 cases were reported on Monday. Several states, including Tennessee, Kansas and Washington, all set new single-day records. Florida remains the hardest-hit state. On Monday, the state reported 12,600 additional COVID-19 cases, its second-highest total recorded for a single day. On Monday, a protester disrupted Florida Governor Ron DeSantis at a news conference in Miami, which is now considered the epicenter of the pandemic.
Gov. Ron DeSantis: “At that point, I don’t even know if Miami-Dade had a case, a positive test — maybe a couple, but it was obviously much different than what we’re” —
Tomas Kennedy: “Shame on you! You are embarrassing!”
Gov. Ron DeSantis: — “than what we’re finding here. So, I think the” —
Tomas Kennedy: “You’re embarrassing! We’re getting record-breaking cases every day, and you are doing nothing!”
Gov. Ron DeSantis: “So, I think” —
Tomas Kennedy: “You’re falsifying information, and you are misleading the public. Over 4,000 people have died. And you are blaming the protesters. You guys have no plan, and you’re doing nothing! Shame on you!”