FL DOH Updates New COVID-19 Cases, Morning Update; 3/29/20

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Florida Department of Health Updates New COVID-19 Cases, Morning Update

March 29, 2020

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Florida Department of Health Updates New COVID-19 Cases, Morning Update

~4,077 positive cases in Florida residents and 169 positive cases in non-Florida residents~

 

TALLAHASSEE —To keep Florida residents and visitors safe, informed and aware about the status of the virus, The Florida Department of Health has launched a COVID-19 dashboard that will be updated twice daily. Today, as of 11 a.m., there are 4,246 total** Florida cases.

New Florida cases include:

  • 208 additional positive COVID-19 cases (200 Florida residents and 8 non-Florida residents) reported to the Florida Department of Health.
  • There are currently 4,077 positive cases in Florida residents and 169 positive cases in non-Florida residents.

Florida recently partnered with private laboratories around the state to expand COVID-19 laboratory testing capacity. This partnership will increase the number of tests conducted each day and ensure Floridians receive the critical health information they need in a timely manner.

Expansion to private laboratories changes the COVID-19 testing landscape in Florida. Private laboratories are running tests as they receive swab samples from practitioners. Testing and reporting times vary among commercial and DOH laboratories. Demographic information may be updated during investigations. These twice daily reports reflect the state’s efforts to accurately and transparently share information.

More information on a case-by-case basis can also be found here.

Confirmed Cases in Florida Residents 4077
Confirmed by DOH 732
Tested by private labs 3345
Characteristics of Florida Resident Cases  
FL resident diagnosed & isolated out of state* 8
Deaths 56
Cases in Non-Florida Residents 169
Confirmed by DOH 47
Tested by private labs 122

 

Total Cases Overview 4246
Traveled 560
Contact with confirmed case 663
Travel & contact with confirmed case 351
Under Investigation 2503

For more detail on Florida resident cases, please visit the live DOH Dashboard here.

* Florida residents that are diagnosed with COVID-19 and isolated out of state are not reflected on the Florida map.

**Total cases overview includes positive cases in Florida residents and non-Florida residents tested in Florida.

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