Deerfield-News.com-Deerfield Beach, Fl-Tonight the Sun-Sentinel is reporting two people in Broward County have tested positive for COVID-19 coronavirus. Both cases are awaiting confirmation from the Centers for Disease Control.

Here is the latest from the Florida Department of Health-As of 9.57 pm

019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

as of 9:57 p.m. ET 3/6/2020

 

Positive Cases of COVID-19

6 – Florida Residents
5 – Florida Cases Repatriated
1 – Non-Florida resident

 

Deaths

2 – Florida Residents

 

Number of Negative Test Results

100

 

Number of Pending Testing Results

88

 

Number of People Under Public Health Monitoring

278 – currently being monitored
1010 – people monitored to date

 

People Under Public Health Monitoring: The number of people under public health monitoring includes those at risk of having been exposed to COVID-19 who are monitoring their health under the supervision of public health officials.

Florida Cases Repatriated: The United States Department of State officially coordinated the return of a person living in Florida to the United States and those persons are isolated at a federally designated site until healthy. A repatriated case is when the United States Department of State officially coordinates the return of a Florida resident to the United States.

Presumptive Positive: A Presumptive Positive is when a state health lab has a positive test without CDC confirmation.

Confirmed: A Confirmed status is given when the Presumptive Positive sample is then confirmed by the CDC.