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Leon County's 9th corornavirus case identified as 19-year-old man

Man reportedly traveled to NY before testing positive
Posted: 12:25 PM, Mar 26, 2020
Updated: 2020-03-26 12:49:08-04
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LEON COUNTY, Fla. (WTXL) — The Florida Department of Health has confirmed nine cases of coronavirus in Leon County.

According to their latest report, the patient is a 19-year-old man who recently traveled to New York. It's unclear where the man went in New York before returning to Florida and testing positive.

Earlier this week, the Florida Department of Health in Leon County reported that they were expecting a 21-year-old woman to be listed under the county's confirmed cases. However, that woman was never listed under Leon County.

When we reached out to FDOH-Leon, they said that a more thorough investigation revealed then woman actually lived in Miami-Dade County.

Here's the latest on Leon County's reported COVID-19 positive cases:

FL resident: 19-year-old Male: Recently traveled to NY; had contact with confirmed case - Reported on 3/25/20

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: 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.

This is a developing story. Stay with us for details.