HomeHealthMarch 28 evening update: 68 cases in Alachua County
March 28 evening update: 68 cases in Alachua County
March 28, 2020
BY JENNIFER CABRERA
According to the state dashboard, Alachua County now has 68 COVID-19-positive cases, up from 60 at this time yesterday. No deaths have been reported. 7 people have been hospitalized. The average age of those with positive tests is 41.
The state has 4038 cases (an increase of 840 from yesterday evening; remember that testing volume has increased significantly) and 56 deaths (up 10 from yesterday evening). The 2 new deaths since this morning are in Palm Beach and St. Lucie counties.
21 COVID-19 tests are pending in Alachua County. 1179 people have been tested so far in Alachua County, and 1111 tests have come back negative, so 94.2% of the tests so far have been negative (1.8% are pending). Only 5.8% of the local tests have come back positive so far.
According to the daily report (note that the data in that report and the dashboard don’t always match up because they are published at different times), there are 52 cases in Gainesville, 4 in Alachua, 3 in Newberry, 2 in Tioga, 2 in Micanopy, and 1 in High Springs. Location data is not available for all cases.