Gov of Florida just declared state of emergency in Florida after multiple POSITIVE tests returned from lab.
#BREAKING: @GovRonDeSantis has issued a public health emergency in the state of #Florida. There are 2 ‘presumptive positive’ #coronavirus cases in the Tampa Bay Area. Our labs just received positive tests. There is a case in Sarasota and another in Hillsborough County @10NewsWTSP
— Angelina Salcedo (@AngelinaWTSP) March 2, 2020
— Reid Wilson (@PoliticsReid) March 2, 2020
Here’s an official news story.
“Gov. DeSantis declares public health emergency after 2 Bay Area individuals test positive for coronavirus”
Here is the Florida Statues regarding emergency powers granted for a public health emergency: