Osceola County now has 349 COVID-19 cases per stats reported by the Florida Department of Health, with 16 added to the tally Tuesday. There are 107 hospitalizations, and still five fatalities, the fifth day in a row no new deaths were reported.
Statewide there are now 21,628 cases and 3,050 hospitalizations. Florida deaths jumped 72 today to 571.
The state of Florida has tested close to 210,000 residents since March, third-most in the country, or about one out of every 100 Floridians, Gov. Ron DeSantis noted today. He said his next goal is to make testing available for small businesses as a group to see how the virus is spreading in workplaces.
This morning it was announced that a new drive-through testing facility near Osceola County at the Mall at Milennia will open on Wednesday at 9 a.m. Register online if you exhibit fever, dry cough of respiratory issues or you have been in contact with someone who has tested positive for COVID-19.