By the numbers: Of the 20 U.S. metro areas with the highest daily case growth, nine are in Florida, according to Nephron Research.
Driving the news: The state health department announced 132 new deaths yesterday, the most the state has seen since the pandemic began.
Zoom in: "Miami is now the epicenter of the pandemic. What we were seeing in Wuhan five or six months ago, now we are there,” said Lilian Abbo, an infectious disease specialist at the University of Miami, earlier this week.
What we're watching: Hospitals are filling up, Disney World is open and the state is imposing minimal social distancing requirements.