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Coronavirus in Tampa: MacDill AFB declares public health emergency after 3 test positive

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TAMPA (WFLA) – MacDill Air Force Base is currently monitoring three positive cases of coronavirus.

This comes following an announcement on March 20 that an active-duty sailor assigned to MacDill Air Force Base was currently undergoing evaluation and treatment after testing positive for COVID-19.

Colonel Stephen P. Snelson has announced that the base has declared a Public Health Emergency for the airforce base. At this time there is no immediate, additional restrictions in place; however, they may be implemented in the future.

MacDill continues to closely monitor the situation and work with community leaders and partners to keep service members, families, and the local community healthy and well-informed.

MacDill Air Force Base remains in Health Protection Condition Level Bravo.


WHAT TO KNOW:

  • Florida is reporting 85,926 cases and 3,061 deaths
  • Florida in Phase Two of reopening
  • Cases have spiked in past week, Gov. DeSantis says due to increased testing

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