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South Florida Ready for the Grim Reality of COVID-19 Deaths

Refrigeration truck at Holy Cross Hospital in Ft. Lauderdale. Photo courtesy RC Whiite

According to the Department of Health, the number of deaths in Florida has risen to close to 200 people due to the coronavirus.

The Florida Department of Health has updated its interactive map to now show coronavirus cases by zip code in Florida.

The numbers tell the story:

  • 11,173 positive cases throughout Florida
  • 1,470 people hospitalized
  • 195 dead statewide
    • Broward County – 32 deaths
    • Miami-Dade County – 31 deaths
    • Lee County – 11 deaths
    • Collier County – 2 deaths

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced new federal guidelines telling people to wear face masks in public.

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The Grim Reality

Refrigeration truck at Holy Cross Hospital in Ft. Lauderdale. Photo Courtesy: RC White for SouthFloridaReporter.com

A refrigerated truck has now been set up outside the back entrance of Holy Cross Hospital in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida to handle the shortage of morgue space.

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