Florida Dept of Health
May 1, 2020
Florida Department of Health Updates New COVID-19 Cases, Announces Forty-Six Deaths Related to COVID-19
~33,829 positive cases in Florida residents and 899 positive cases in non-Florida residents~
The state provides a report detailing surveillance data for every Florida county. Previously, this information was only available for select communities. The surveillance data report is available here.
More than 21,000 test results were reported to the Department of Health on Thursday, April 30 – the second highest number since testing began. Today, as of 11 a.m., there are 1,038 new positive COVID-19 cases (1,028 Florida residents and 10 non-Florida residents) and forty-six deaths related to COVID-19. This increase in cases corresponds to the increase in tests reported, and on April 30, five percent of new cases** tested positive. Overall, the percent of those testing positive for COVID-19 overall is 9 percent.
The Florida Department of Health also releases a list of long-term care facilities in Florida associated with COVID-19 cases with active cases and number of deaths in each facility in order to provide real-time data. The list of long-term care facilities with active COVID-19 cases is available here. To date, 444 individuals that were staff or residents of a long-term care facility have died.
There are a total of 34,728 Florida cases** with 1,314 deaths related to COVID-19.
Since 11 a.m. on April 30, forty-six people have died who tested positive for COVID-19 Broward, Charlotte, Dade, Hillsborough, Lake, Palm Beach, Pasco, Pinellas, Polk and Sarasota in counties.
Nassau County Emergency Management: As of 11:00 am, May 1, 2020, FDOH Nassau has received one new case with positive COVID-19 testing in Nassau residents. The case is a 55 year-old female with known contact to a confirmed case and with no known travel-related exposure. The Health Department is conducting case investigation and contact tracing on this case. The individual will remain in isolation until released by public health. This brings the total case count to date to fifty-57 (55 residents & 2 non-residents) for Nassau County. As of this date, 40 individuals have been released from isolation.
Coronavirus cases in Zip-Code 32034 remain at 20.
Nursing facility incidents in Nassau County appear below. To view outbreaks at nursing facilities throughout Florida click here.