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Monday’s Coronavirus Updates: 11 new cases in Southwest Florida

As of 5:45 p.m. Monday, there are 1,227 positive cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) in Florida. The case count includes 1,147 Florida residents and 80 non-Florida residents. There are 18 deaths reported in Florida, with the latest reported Sunday in Palm Beach County.

STATEWIDE NUMBERS

  • Total number of cases: 1,227 (up from 1,171)
  • Number of Florida residents: 1,147 (up from 1,096)
  • Number of non-Florida residents: 80 (up from 75)

SOUTHWEST FLORIDA NUMBERS

Total number of cases: 73*

  • Lee County: 30 (up from 28)
  • Collier County: 39 (up from 34)
  • Charlotte County: 3 (up from 2)
  • DeSoto County: 1
  • Glades County: 0
  • Hendry County: 0

*Scroll down for a case-by-case breakdown

There have been 13,965 total tests administered in the state of Florida, with 1,227 positive tests. 11,637 tests have come back negative, and the remainder are pending, according to the FDOH website.

LATEST CLOSURES: Southwest Florida business updates and store closings


MONDAY COVID-19 HEADLINES:


WATCH LIVE NEWS CONFERENCES BELOW:

  • White House Coronavirus Task Force update


10:30AM: Gov. Ron DeSantis gave a briefing from a mobile testing site at The Villages


COVID-19 SELF-CHECKER

The CDC has developed a COVID-19 Self-Checker. The online guide helps you make decisions and seek appropriate medical care regarding the coronavirus. Click here to visit the page on the CDC site.


EDISON MALL CLOSES AMID PANDEMIC

Edison mall announced on its website it will be closing down until further notice.


GOVERNOR’S ORDER TO THOSE FLYING IN FROM NEW YORK TRI-STATE AREA

Gov. Ron DeSantis administered executive order 20-80 Monday. It orders travelers from New York, New Jersey and Connecticut entering Florida through airports to isolate or quarantine for a period of 14 days from the time of entry into the state or the duration of the person’s stay in Florida, whichever is shorter.


CDC LEVEL 3 TRAVEL NOTICE WARNING

The CDC tweeted a Travel Notice Warning (Level 3) Monday for to Americas to avoid all nonessential travel to a number of different countries.

Those include Australia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Japan, Israel, Pakistan, Thailand, and Turkey.


CAPE CORAL VOTES ON NEW CLOSURES

Cape Coral City Council voted to approve closures of parks, playgrounds and the city-run golf course Monday.

Along with the new closures, the council also said it will be lenient toward signage at businesses, related to updates business alert the public to such as drive throughs and curbside pickup. That will be addressed during its April meeting.

The city says it will look to repurpose employee roles in Cape Coral versus making layoffs.


LEE COUNTY GOVERNMENT EXPANDS CLOSURES

Lee County Government is expanding previously announced office closings until further notice and is moving more services online in an effort to slow the spread of COVID-19. The county’s goal is to reduce person-to-person contact, following the President’s Coronavirus Guidelines. For a complete list of Lee County government closings, visit leegov.com/COVID-19.


2020 TOKYO OLYMPICS POSTPONED

The 2020 Tokyo Olympics will have to wait. According to USA Today, the Summer Games have become the latest major sporting event to be postponed/canceled as a result of the global COVID-19 outbreak. International Olympic Committee member Dick Pound told USA Today that the games will likely be pushed to 2021, and that a plan will be put in place on how to proceed in the next four weeks. —> MORE


SOUTHWEST FLORIDA CASE BREAK DOWN

As of the most recent results, this is the breakdown of SWFL cases:

COLLIER – 34 cases:

  • 30-year-old woman, traveled to Spain
  • 66-year-old man, traveled to France, Italy, Spain
  • 33-year-old man, traveled to Spain
  • 26-year-old man, traveled to France, Italy, Spain
  • 47-year-old woman, traveled to France, Italy, Spain
  • 82-year-old man, no travel – contact with known case
  • 31-year-old woman, traveled to Egypt
  • 59-year-old man, traveled to Japan
  • 77-year-old man, no travel – no contact with known case
  • 49-year-old woman, no travel – no contact with known case
  • 76-year-old man, traveled to NY – contact with known case
  • 28-year-old man, traveled to Italy
  • 73-year-old man, traveled to Egypt
  • 68-year-old woman, traveled to Egypt
  • 64-year-old woman, traveled to Egypt
  • 64-year-old man, traveled to FL/HI – non-FL resident
  • 79-year-old woman, traveled to CT – non-FL resident
  • 19-year-old man, traveled to Italy
  • 80-year-old man, no travel – no contact with known case
  • 64-year-old man, no travel
  • 59-year-old man, traveled to Canada
  • 62-year-old woman, no travel
  • 61-year-old man, traveled to Canada
  • 76-year-old man, traveled to St. Martin
  • 75-year-old man, no travel – no contact with known case, non-FL resident
  • 79-year-old man, no travel
  • 77-year-old man, no travel
  • 54-year-old woman, no travel – contact with known case
  • 75-year-old woman, no travel – no contact with known case
  • 17-year-old man, unknown if travel or contact related
  • 80-year-old man, traveled to NY
  • 84-year-old woman, no travel – no contact with known case
  • 17-year-old woman, traveled to UK – no contact with known case, non-FL resident
  • 61-year-old woman, unknown travel – no contact with known case

LEE – 28 cases:

  • 80-year-old man, no travel – contact with known case
  • 69-year-old man, no travel – unknown if contact
  • 79-year-old man, no travel – contact with known case
  • 67-year-old man, no travel – no contact
  • 66-year-old man, traveled to Colombia and Ecuador, unknown if contact
  • 72-year-old woman, traveled to MA, NH – contact with known case
  • 77-year-old man (deceased), no travel
  • 77-year-old woman (deceased), traveled to Dominican Republic
  • 77-year-old man, traveled to Dominican Republic
  • 65-year-old woman, unknown travel – contact with known case, non-FL resident
  • 57-year-old man, traveled to FL, France, UK – non-FL resident
  • 72-year-old woman, no travel – unknown if contact, non-FL resident
  • 67-year-old man, no travel – contact with known case
  • 23-year-old man, traveled to TN – contact with known case
  • 60-year-old man, unknown if travel related
  • 73-year-old man, unknown if travel related
  • 59-year-old woman, no travel – no contact with known case
  • 89-year-old woman, no travel – unknown if contact
  • 90-year-old woman, no travel – contact with known case
  • 57-year-old woman, no travel – contact with known case
  • 75-year-old woman, no travel – contact with known case
  • 75-year-old man, no travel – contact with known case
  • 67-year-old man, no travel – contact with known case
  • 21-year-old woman, traveled to Spain
  • 65-year-old woman, no travel – contact with known case
  • 70-year-old man, no travel – contact with known case
  • 32-year-old man, no travel – no contact with known case
  • 75-year-old woman, unknown travel

CHARLOTTE – 3 cases:

  • 54-year-old woman, traveled to Egypt and Israel
  • 55-year-old man, unknown travel
  • 59-year-old man, unknown travel

DESOTO – 1 case

  • 32-year-old man, no travel – unknown if contact

IF YOU FEEL SICK:

The Florida Department of Health has opened a 24-hour COVID-19 Call Center at 1-866-779-6121. Questions may also be emailed to [email protected] Email responses will be sent during call center hours.

LINK: Florida Department of Health COVID-19 updates

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