Florida hit a grim milestone on Saturday.
According to HuffPost, the state's count of new novel coronavirus COVID-19 exceeded that of New York's.
Nationwide, cases increased by 74,848, the second-highest daily count on record.
Total COVID-19 deaths in the country topped 1,000 for the fourth consecutive day.
New York chalked up an additional 750 cases for a total of 411,200 by the end of the day Friday, with a death toll of 33,600.