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What you need to know now about COVID-19 in Florida

Adults 60 and older and those with underlying medical conditions like heart disease, diabetes and lung disease are more likely to develop serious illness. Here’s what you can do right now.

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Call before you go

Call your health care provider or County Health Department if you have a fever, cough or shortness of breath and returned from international travel or a cruise in the last 14 days.

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Wash for 20 sec.

Wash hands often with soap and water – 20 seconds or longer (or use alcohol-based hand sanitizer with at least 60% alcohol).

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Avoid touching your face

Avoid touching your eyes, nose or mouth with unwashed hands or after touching surfaces.

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Practice social distancing

If you are around other people, keep 6 feet between you when possible. Avoid hugs, handshakes, large gatherings and close quarters.

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The COVID-19 Call Center is available 24/7 | 1 (866) 779-6121 | COVID-19@flhealth.gov

Current Situation in Florida

Updated as of 6:00 p.m. ET 3/21/2020

Positive Cases of COVID-19 in Florida

706

Confirmed Cases in Florida Residents

57

Cases in Non-Florida Residents

763

Total Cases Overview

Confirmed Cases in Florida Residents

Total 706
Confirmed by DOH 316
Tested by private labs 390

Characteristics of Florida Resident Cases

Diagnosed & isolated out of state* 6
Deaths 12

Cases in Non-Florida Residents

Total 57
Confirmed by DOH 29
Tested by private labs 28

Total Cases Overview

Total 763
Traveled 200
Contact with confirmed case 128
Travel & contact with confirmed case 104
Under Investigation 331
Find county-specific information on Florida’s COVID-19 Data and Surveillance Dashboard.

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