The state of Florida has now reached 21,019 cases as of April 14th, 2020. There have been a total of 2,841 hospitalizations and 499 total deaths as a result of COVID-19 in the state.
The bulk of all Florida cases centers around the southern regions of the state. Miami-Dade County has 7,459 cases. 7,390 of those cases are residential while 68 cases are non-residential. As of today, there have been 109 deaths in the Miami-Dade area. The second area most affected is Broward County, which has 3,177 cases with 77 deaths.
On April 1, 2020, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis issued an executive order instructing the state of Florida to “take a pause” for 30 days and stay home amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The statewide stay-at-home order went into effect at 12:01 a.m. Friday April 3rd, 2020.
The Florida panhandle has also seen its fair share of COVID-19 cases. Escambia County is to date the most affected by the Coronavirus. Below are the current numbers for Escambia County, Santa Rosa County, Okaloosa County, Walton County, and Bay County.