Florida Dept of Health
April 22, 2020

Florida Department of Health Updates New COVID-19 Cases, Announces Thirty-Four Deaths Related to COVID-19, Evening Update

~27,791 positive cases in Florida residents and 785 positive cases in non-Florida residents~

Today, as of 6 p.m., there are 28,576 total** Florida cases.

There are currently 324 long-term care facilities with positive cases of COVID-19. The Florida Department of Health has published the list here. The twice daily COVID-19 report also includes information by county about deaths related to staff or residents in long-term care facilities. Of the 2,333 cases of residents or staff in long-term care facilities, 248 have died. 

While Florida’s testing has increased over the past week, the percent of those testing positive for COVID-19 overall is 10 percent. Of the 14,165 tests performed on April 21, there were 1,384 positive results, or 10 percent.

Thirty-four people have died who tested positive for COVID-19 Broward, Citrus, Clay, Collier, Dade, Hillsborough, Lee, Leon, Orange, Palm Beach, Pinellas, Polk, Seminole and Sumter counties.

Nassau County Emergency Management reports  Nassau County has recorded 46 positive cases of COVID-19 as of 6pm 04/22/2020, 2 of those cases have been classified as a non-residents. As of this date, 24 individuals have been released from isolation.

There are 20 cases in zip-code 32034.

Nassau County Individual breakdown of 46 cases.

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