~91,670 positive cases in Florida residents and 2,127 positive cases in non-Florida residents~
TALLAHASSEE — The Florida Department of Health (DOH), in order to provide more comprehensive data, releases a report on COVID-19 cases in Florida once per day. The DOH COVID-19 dashboard is also providing updates once per day. The state also provides a report detailing surveillance data for every Florida county, which is available here.
Test results for nearly 34,400 individuals were reported to DOH as of midnight, on Friday, June 19. Today, as reported at 11 a.m., there are:
- 4,049 new positive COVID-19 cases (4,027 Florida residents and 24 non-Florida residents)
- 40 Florida resident deaths related to COVID-19
On June 19, 12.3 percent of new cases** tested positive.
There are a total of 93,797 Florida cases*** with 3,144 deaths related to COVID-19.
Since data reported at 11 a.m. on June 18, the deaths of forty Florida residents who tested positive for COVID-19 have been reported in Broward, Calhoun, Collier, Dade, Hillsborough, Indian River, Lee, Manatee, Martin, Palm Beach, Pasco, Pinellas, Polk, Sarasota and St. Lucie counties.
Florida long-term care facility data:
- The list of long-term care facilities with active COVID-19 cases is available here.
- The list of long-term care facilities with deaths is available here, which is updated weekly.
- To date, 1,653 individuals that were staff or residents of a long-term care facility have died.
The antibody COVID-19 test results report will be provided once a week and contains county, race and lab information on antibody COVID-19 tests conducted in Florida. The report for antibody tests conducted by private health care providers is available here and the report for antibody tests conducted at state-supported COVID-19 testing sites is available here.
Florida Department of Health Issues Additional Public Health Advisory
~Advises wearing masks in public, encourages elderly and vulnerable populations to limit interactions outside of the home, and urges all individuals to refrain from participating in gatherings of more than 50 people~
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Today, the Florida Department of Health (Department) issued an additional Public Health Advisory in response to COVID-19, providing recommendations to protect Floridians and visitors from this virus. This advisory is in addition to steps that the Department has taken to increase mitigation measures, including the purchase of 20 million cloth masks, which are actively being distributed statewide. Today, Governor DeSantis also directed the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation to increase inspections to ensure that businesses are adhering to applicable Phase 1 and Phase 2 guidance.
The Public Health Advisory provides the following recommendations:
- All individuals in Florida should wear masks in any setting where social distancing is not possible, unless any of the following apply:
- A child is under two years of age;
- An individual has one or more medical conditions or disabilities that prevent wearing a face covering;
- An individual is obtaining a service involving the nose or face for which temporary removal of the face covering is necessary to perform the service;
- An individual works in a profession where use of a face covering will not be compatible with the duties of the profession; or
- An individual is engaged in outdoor work or recreation with