The Florida Department of Health confirmed the first two deaths from coronavirus in the state.
Through Twitter, the agency pointed out the places where infections had been previously reported and where the two deaths were reported.
“@HealthyFla has announced 3 allegedly positive new cases of Florida # COVID19: 2 in Broward County that are isolated and 1 Lee County that has passed away. A previously announced case in Santa Rosa County has also passed away,” says the tweet. .RELATED
.@HealthyFla has announced 3 new presumptive positive Florida # COVID19 cases: 2 in Broward County that are isolated and 1 in Lee County that is deceased. A previously-announced case in Santa Rosa County is also deceased. For # COVID19 updates, visit https://t.co/e1S8bGG26U
– Florida Dept. Health (@HealthyFla) March 7, 2020
With these two deaths, the number of deaths from coronavirus in the United States rose to 17.
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