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Florida National Guard activates medical task force to help combat spread of COVID-19

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TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) – The Florida National Guard announced Sunday it is activating a special task force to help stop the spread of coronavirus in the state.

The group called Task Force – Medical is made up of medical professionals who will support the Florida Department of Health in Broward County.

As of 1:45 a.m. Sunday, there are over 100 Florida residents who have tested positive for COVID-19. Broward County currently has 36 of those positive cases.

Below are the latest numbers on the Florida Department of Health’s website:

Positive Cases of COVID-19

  • 107 – Florida Residents
  • 7 – Florida Residents Diagnosed and Isolated Outside of Florida
  • 9 – Non-Florida Residents

Deaths

  • 4 – Florida Residents

Number of Negative Test Results

  • 678

Number of Pending Test Results

  • 454

Number of People Under Public Health Monitoring

  • 410 – currently being monitored
  • 1497 – people monitored to date

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