The Florida Department of Health has reported that as of Saturday at 11am there are now 317 confirmed COVID-19 cases in Osceola County, increasing by 12 since Friday at 6pm.

The State of Florida had an increase of 19 new fatalities from the coronavirus since Friday, and 438 people have died from the respiratory illness since March 1.

That brings the total amount of positive coronavirus cases in Florida to 18,494, with 438 deaths, and 2,528 hospitalizations.

Please continue to use CDC guidelines in social distancing, personal hygiene, and remember that on Monday the Osceola County ordinance requiring face coverings will go into affects. Details pertaining to that ordinance can be found here.