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.