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Third case of COVID-19 infection reported in Florida

Posted at 1:01 PM, Mar 03, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-03 15:07:55-05

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Gov. Ron DeSantis said on Tuesday there is another presumptive positive case of the coronavirus, or COVID-19 in the state of Florida.

According to WFTS, DeSantis said a woman who is a California resident tested presumptive positive after traveling to Italy and is currently being isolated in Florida. DeSantis said she traveled with her sister, who is the Hillsborough County resident that the CDC confirmed as one of two positive COVID-19 cases on Monday afternoon.

DeSantis said a roommate of the 20-year-old Hillsborough woman is also being isolated and monitored, but at this time isn't showing symptoms.