2 people in Florida die from coronavirus

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis

Two of the four people who tested positive for the coronavirus in Florida have died.

The Florida Department of Health said the two people, both in their 70s, had traveled overseas.

One of the Floridian deaths was a man with underlying health issues in Santa Rosa County in Florida’s Panhandle, and the other was an elderly person in Lee County in the Fort Myers area.

On Saturday, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis issued an order directing a Level II public health emergency in the state.

The death toll from the coronavirus is now at 14 in the United States. There are at least 253 confirmed cases across the country.

There are still two people in Florida who tested positive for the coronavirus.

Everyone should remain calm and practice preventative measures to reduced their risk.


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Andy Hodges was born in Annapolis, Maryland, and raised in Jupiter, Florida. He has been a radio and TV personality since the mid-1980s. He has worked for WFLX-TV (Fox 29), WIRK, WLIZ, WIXI, WKSY, WRMF, and others. In 1994, Andy took a break from broadcasting and was a software and systems engineer for various companies. In 2002, he permanently moved back to Sebastian, where Andy's family has lived for over 45 years. He returned to the broadcasting sector in 2005. Andy joined Sebastian Daily as our editor-in-chief in 2016.