Florida reaches 763 COVID-19 instances together with 11-year-old boy in Jacksonville – WJXT News4JAX


JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Reported optimistic instances of the coronavirus in Northeast Florida reached 67 on Saturday, and a second dying was reported in Duval County based on information launched late Saturday from the Florida Division of Well being.

That newest dying in Duval County was an 88-year-old man.

Seven extra folks in Jacksonville having examined optimistic for COVID-19 together with an 11-year-old boy. To this point, a complete of 25 folks have examined optimistic for coronavirus in Duval County.

Throughout a day information convention, Gov. Ron DeSantis mentioned there are actually 763 confirmed instances of the virus within the state and 12 folks have died because of the virus.

Of the entire variety of instances, 706 Florida residents have examined optimistic, whereas 57 non-Florida residents have examined optimistic. There are 1,005 exams pending and 1,080 folks had been being monitored.


Of the Duval County instances, 17 are males and 7 are girls aged 11 to 91. The state has categorized not less than 4 of these instances as travel-related, 9 as not being linked to journey and 12 as having unknown origins. To this point, 285 folks there have examined destructive. The state mentioned 41 check outcomes are nonetheless pending, however that quantity will definitely go up as lots of of individuals have been examined this week at one of many three drive-thru testing sites now open in Jacksonville.

At the very least 11 of Alachua County’s instances, that are made up of 15 girls and 10 males, are associated to journey. Six instances will not be thought-about travel-related, and the supply of eight instances stay unknown. At the very least 393 folks have examined destructive and 27 outcomes are excellent.

St. Johns County’s 9 instances are divided amongst 5 males and 4 girls, 4 of that are travel-related. One of many new instances on Saturday was a member of the Sawgrass Country Club, which has notified different members who had been probably in shut contact with him. Information present 171 folks have examined destructive for the virus and outcomes for 22 persons are pending.

Clay County stories optimistic exams for 3 males and three girls, one among whom — a 70-year-old man — died. Solely one among these instances was identified to be travel-related. The county has reported 56 destructive exams and eight check outcomes are up within the air.

One affected person, a lady, was reported in Baker County. The case was not-travel associated. Seven folks within the county have examined destructive for the virus, with two exams pending.

The lone affected person in Nassau County — the primary reported on the First Coast — is a person whose case is classed presently as being travel-related. Seventeen folks there have examined destructive for COVID-19 and outcomes for 2 extra are pending.

Saturday morning we the DOH reported one man in Putnam County has examined optimistic and it’s a travel-related case. There have been 39 destructive exams, and 5 are pending.

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