Florida passes 300,000 total coronavirus cases as Epcot and Hollywood Studios reopen


ORLANDO, Florida (WJW/AP) – Florida reported more than 10,000 new coronavirus cases Wednesday.

The state has now passed 300,000 total infections.

Walt Disney World reopened over the weekend.

Wednesday, Epcot and Hollywood Studios reopened to guests as well.

Florida has the second-highest death rate in the United States, with 4,626 deaths.

New York has 32,092 deaths.

Disney, which operates Epcot and Hollywood Studios, says its enhanced safety protocols like hand sanitizer, mandatory masks, and social distancing are enough to keep people safe.

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