March 22 morning update: 4 new cases in Alachua County
March 22, 2020
BY JENNIFER CABRERA
According to the state dashboard, Alachua County now has 29 COVID-19-positive cases, up from 21 at this time yesterday. No deaths have been reported. The average age of those who have tested positive in the county is 41.
The state has 830 cases (an increase of 172 from this time yesterday) and 13 deaths.
The dashboard now shows hospitalizations, and it says 4 people in Alachua County have been hospitalized. 25 COVID-19 tests are pending. 506 people have been tested so far in Alachua County, and 452 tests have come back negative, so 89% of the tests so far have been negative.