Florida Dept of Health
May 13, 2020
Editor’s Note: Today’s report is again abbreviated due to no change in Coronavirus cases. Cindy Jackson, reporter for the Fernandina Observer, wrote an article on the Nassau County Florida Dept of Health Director’s remarks at today’s county commission meeting. To read Cindy’s write up click here.
Florida Department of Health Updates New COVID-19 Cases, Announces Forty-Eight Deaths Related to COVID-19
~41,236 positive cases in Florida residents and 1,166 positive cases in non-Florida residents~
More than 16,500 test results were reported to the Department of Health on Tuesday, May 12. Today, as of 11 a.m., there are 479 new positive COVID-19 cases (432 Florida residents and 47 non-Florida residents) and forty-eight deaths related to COVID-19.
While Florida’s testing has increased over the past week, the percent of those testing positive for COVID-19 overall is 7 percent. On May 12, 5 percent of new cases** tested positive.
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. The list of long-term care facilities with deaths in available here. To date, 776 individuals that were staff or residents of a long-term care facility have died.
There are a total of 42,402 Florida cases** with 1,827 deaths related to COVID-19.
Since 11 a.m. on May 12, forty-eight people have died who tested positive for COVID-19 in Broward, Charlotte, Collier, Dade, Duval, Gadsden, Hillsborough, Lee, Manatee, Orange, Osceola, Palm Beach, Pinellas and Polk counties.
There are 21 cases in Zip-Code 32034.