Coronavirus updates: Florida cases spike, D.L. Hughley collapses onstage, Arizona sheriff who tests positive won’t wear mask

Coronavirus updates: Florida cases spike, D.L. Hughley collapses onstage, Arizona sheriff who tests positive won’t wear mask

At his Tulsa campaign rally Saturday night, President Trump said he told his administration to scale back coronavirus testing to keep numbers down. We also learned six campaign staffers, including at least two Secret Service agents, tested positive for coronavirus.

The same day, Florida reported a record number of daily cases and several other states reported spikes — including Oklahoma.

In Arizona, a sheriff who tested positive for COVID-19 ahead of a meeting with President Trump has said he still has no plans to wear a mask in public or enforce any orders requiring people to do so. 

“When I come back out, I don’t like to wear masks,” Pinal County Sheriff Mark Lamb said. “And I respect people’s personal choices to not wear a mask.” 

As more people, including many young adults, are traveling and gathering with friends, health officials worry about increased spread. Three teenagers celebrating senior week in Dewey and Rehoboth potentially exposed 100 or more people in coastal Delaware to the virus, state officials said. 

Going out? Stay local, wear a mask when possible and don’t forget to keep hand sanitizer with you. Here are more tips on how to safely socialize this summer. 

📈 Today’s numbers: Almost 2.3 Americans and 8.8 million people globally have had the coronavirus, according to the Johns Hopkins University dashboard. America’s death toll has surpassed 119,700 and more than 464,000 people have died globally. 

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