Leon County coronavirus update: 7 new cases; Big Bend has 15 prison staffers test positive
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As of Sunday, Leon County has a total of 176 cases of coronavirus, according to the Florida Department of Health.
This is seven new recorded cases a day after the department dropped seven cases from the capital county's data.
Among the new cases, a 16-year-old boy with an unknown travel history has tested positive for the virus. The oldest of the new cases is a 60-year-old woman.
2020欧洲杯正规平台Despite the newly-reported cases Sunday, the vast majority of Leon County's tests have come back negative so far, with 2,395 total tests administered, 176 positives, 2,217 negatives and two inconclusive tests. Separately, seven tests are pending, according to reports. DOH will re-administer any inconclusive tests.
Outside Leon County, staffers in prisons have tested positive for COVID-19,
Apalachee Corrections Institute, roughly 45 minutes outside Tallahassee, has had five staff members test positive. Gadsden CI, located outside Quincy, has had four staff test positive.
Jackson CI, five minutes from the Alabama border, has had three staffers test positive. In Wakulla County, three staff members at the correctional institution have tested positive.
Casey Chapter is the deputy news editor of the FSView & Florida Flambeau.