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How many coronavirus cases are there in Florida? Check the state's interactive coronavirus map

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Posted at 1:23 PM, Mar 16, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-17 16:18:29-04

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla.  — The Florida Department of Health on Monday launched a new interactive map that allows the public to keep track of the number of coronavirus cases in each county.

The state said the new COVID-19 dashboard hopes to provide transparency and clarity while keeping "Florida residents and visitors safe, informed and aware about the status of the virus."

Health officials said the new dashboard will be updated twice a day.

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As of noon on Tuesday, there are 173 total Florida coronavirus cases:

There are currently 173 positive cases of Florida residents, and 19 positive cases in non-Florida residents. Six Florida residents who had coronaviurus have died.

There are nine total cases in Palm Beach County, seven men and two women. Seven of the nine cases in Palm Beach County are travel-related, said the state.

There are 5,204 cases in the U.S.

For any other questions related to COVID-19 in Florida, the public should contact the department’s COVID-19 Call Center at (866) 779-6121. The call center is available 24 hours per day.

Inquiries may also be emailed to COVID-19@flhealth.gov.