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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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Review your symptoms

Use the CDC’s self-checker to help make decisions and seek appropriate medical care regarding COVID-19.

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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 6:06 p.m. ET 3/24/2020

Positive Cases of COVID-19 in Florida

1379

Confirmed Cases in Florida Residents

88

Cases in Non-Florida Residents

1467

Total Cases Overview

Confirmed Cases in Florida Residents

Total 1379
Confirmed by DOH 442
Tested by private labs 937

Characteristics of Florida Resident Cases

Diagnosed & isolated out of state* 6
Deaths 20

Cases in Non-Florida Residents

Total 88
Confirmed by DOH 33
Tested by private labs 55

Total Cases Overview

Total 1467
Traveled 277
Contact with confirmed case 267
Travel & contact with confirmed case 190
Under Investigation 733

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