TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) – According to the Florida Department of Health, there are 177 additional positive COVID-19 cases. This is from the Department of Health’s 6 p.m. update on March 22.
Out of the 177 additional cases, 169 are Florida residents and 8 are non-Florida residents.
Currently, there are 937 positive cases in Florida residents and 70 positive cases in non-Florida residents, bringing the total to 1,007.
Sunday, in a briefing at the Hard Rock Stadium in Miami, Governor DeSantis announced more actions on COVID-19:
The federal testing site at the Hard Rock Stadium in Miami will open to the public tomorrow and those 65 and older who have symptoms of COVID-19, in addition to the first responders and health care workers who started testing today.
This site is federally supported, state-managed, and locally executed.
Partners involved in setting up this site include the Florida Division of Emergency Management, the Florida Department of Health, the Florida National Guard, Miami-Dade Police, Miami-Dade Fire, and FedEx.
There are two additional federal testing sites:
The Jacksonville site at TIAA Bank Field, Lot J, opened yesterday and collected more than 280 people on the first day.
The Orlando site at the Orange County Convention Center is set to open on Wednesday.
At this time, there are more than 18,000 hospital beds available statewide, including nearly 1,700 adult intensive care unit beds.
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