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Eight cases of COVID-19 reported in Leon County

Posted: 11:40 AM, Mar 24, 2020
Updated: 2020-03-24 11:41:16-04
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LEON COUNTY, Fla. (WTXL) — The Florida Department of Health has confirmed eight positive coronavirus cases in Leon County.

Leon County's cases reported are as follows, according to FDOH's latest report:

FL resident: 58-year-old Female; recently traveled to GA; had contact with confirmed case - Reported on 03/18/20

FL resident: 55-year-old Male; recently traveled to GA; had contact with confirmed case - Reported on 03/18/20

FL resident: 40-year-old Female; recently traveled to FL; GA; had contact with confirmed case - Reported on - 03/22/20

FL resident: 31-year-old Female; recently traveled to UNITED KINGDOM; no contact with confirmed case - Reported on 03/24/20

FL resident: 34-year-old Male; recently traveled to NC; unknown contact with confirmed case - Reported on 03/24/20

Non-FL resident: 48-year-old Female; recently traveled to GA; unknown contact with confirmed case - Reported on 03/18/20

Non-FL resident: 36-year-old Male; recently traveled to GA; unknown contact with confirmed case - Reported on 03/21/20

Not diagnosed or isolated in FL: Leon 59-year-old Female; recently traveled to JAPAN; unknown contact with confirmed case - Reported on 03/04/20

Last week, Capital Regional Medical Center confirmed two COVID-19 cases in the county after two patients who visited a Capital Regional free-standing emergency room tested positive for coronavirus.

CRMC announced their positive cases just after Tallahassee Memorial Healthcare announced that a patient it was treating for COVID-19 died.

FDOH reported Leon County's first technical case of COVID-19 when a Leon County resident tested positve for the disease in another state.