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April 14, 2020 The Apex Disaster Team

The State of Florida now has 21,000 COVID-19 Coronavirus cases.

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 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.

STATE OF FLORIDA

21,019

Total Cases

499

Deaths

ESCAMBIA COUNTY

241

Total Cases

3

Deaths

SANTA ROSA COUNTY

113

Total Cases

4

Deaths

OKALOOSA COUNTY

103

Total Cases

1

Deaths

WALTON COUNTY

21

Total Cases

0

Deaths

BAY COUNTY

37

Total Cases

1

Deaths

Source: Florida Department of Health, Division of Disease Control and Health Protection
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