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Florida Department of Health September 16 – 4 more deaths in Nassau County

Florida Department of Health
September 16, 2020

Nassau County Emergency Management: 

The Health Department is conducting case investigation and contact tracing on these cases. The individuals will remain in isolation until released by public health. The total case count to date is 1,978 for Nassau County (1,841 residents, 137 non-FL residents).

With great sadness, the Nassau County Health Department announces that four additional Nassau County residents with COVID-19 infection have passed away. The patients were an 89 year old female, a 103 year old male, a 91 year old male, and a 94 year old female. This brings the total number of Nassau County resident COVID-19 deaths to 35. The Health Department extends deepest sympathies to the family and loved ones during this time of sorrow.

The Health Department continues to prioritize protecting the health and wellness of the community to ensure these solemn occasions are as rare as possible. Protecting the public’s health, however, is everyone’s responsibility. It is vital that the community continues to be vigilant in following public health recommendations to prevent the further spread of COVID-19 and to protect each other, including those most vulnerable. The FDOH Nassau County Health Department will not release additional details about the individual to respect the family’s privacy during this time of loss.

Data included in this report are provisional and subject to change.

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