Florida Dept of Health
March 26, 2020
The following information was obtained through the Florida Dept of Health website. Below is a brief overview of information as of March 25 2020.
“One person has died who tested positive for COVID-19 in Citrus County.
New Florida cases include:
295 additional positive COVID-19 cases (284 Florida residents and 11 non-Florida residents) reported to the Florida Department of Health.
There are currently 1,867 positive cases in Florida residents and 110 positive cases in non-Florida residents.
Florida recently partnered with private laboratories around the state to expand COVID-19 laboratory testing capacity. This partnership will increase the number of tests conducted each day and ensure Floridians receive the critical health information they need in a timely manner.
Expansion to private laboratories changes the COVID-19 testing landscape in Florida. Private laboratories are running tests as they receive swab samples from practitioners. Testing and reporting times vary among commercial and DOH laboratories. Demographic information may be updated during investigations. These twice daily reports reflect the state’s efforts to accurately and transparently share information.”