Florida Dept of Health
June 17, 2020
Florida Department of Health Updates New COVID-19 Cases, Announces Twenty-Five Deaths Related to COVID-19
~80,676 positive cases in Florida residents and 2,043 positive cases in non-Florida residents~
Test results for more than 25,200 individuals were reported to DOH as of midnight, on Tuesday, June 16. Today, as reported at 11 a.m., there are:
- 2,610 new positive COVID-19 cases (2,548 Florida residents and 62 non-Florida residents)
- 25 Florida resident deaths related to COVID-19
On June 16, 10.3 percent of new cases** tested positive.
There are a total of 82,719 Florida cases*** with 3,018 deaths related to COVID-19.
Since data reported at 11 a.m. on June 17, the deaths of twenty-five Florida residents who tested positive for COVID-19 have been reported in Broward, Columbia, Dade, Hendry, Hillsborough, Jackson, Manatee, Orange, Osceola, Palm Beach, Pinellas, St. Lucie and Volusia counties.
Nassau County Emergency Management: As of 11:00 AM, June 17, 2020, FDOH Nassau has two new confirmed cases of COVID-19: The first case is a one year old female who had no known contact with a confirmed case and no travel-related exposure. The second case is a 31 year old male who had known contact with a confirmed case and no travel-related exposure.
The Health Department is conducting case investigation and contact tracing on these cases. The individuals will remain in isolation until released by public health. This brings the total case count to date to 96 for Nassau County (88 residents, 8 non-FL residents). 70 of the 86 Nassau residents have been released from isolation – the eight non-FL resident cases were investigated and monitored by their State Health Department and have been or will be released by the public health officials in their home state – we do not track those details.
There are 38 cases in Nassau County.