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Florida releases names of nursing homes with the coronavirus

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Posted at 2:53 PM, Apr 19, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-19 18:04:14-04

Florida released the names of 303 nursing homes and long-term care facilities where staff or patients have tested positive for the coronavirus. The list was released Saturday evening and contains facilities in 45 of the state's 67 counties.

The Department of Health on Sunday reported 1,785 cases and 175 deaths among staff and residents in Florida’s nursing homes and long-term care facilities Overall, Florida has had about 26,000 cases and 764 deaths. Facilities already were required to notify all residents, staff and families once there is a positive test.

NUMBER OF FACILITIES WITH COVID-19 CASES IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA:
COLLIER COUNTY - 5
CHARLOTTE COUNTY - 5
DESOTO COUNTY - 2
LEE COUNTY - 14
HENDRY COUNTY - 2
GLADES COUNTY - 0