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FDOH announces new COVID-19 cases, 3 in Collier Co.

Posted at 11:20 PM, Mar 10, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-10 23:20:42-04

The Florida Department of Health has announced 8 new COVID-19 cases, three of them are in Collier County. The cases involve a 73-year-old man, 68-year-old woman and 64-year old woman. All three cases are travel-related and all three patients are in isolation.

This brings the total number of confirmed cases in Southwest Florida up to six. There are 155 COVID-19 tests in Florida that are still pending.


More than 800 cases have now been confirmed in the country, according to a tally from Johns Hopkins University. That total is expected to climb steadily as testing ramps up across the U.S.