TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis says 2 people in his state have tested presumptively positive for COVID-19.


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Florida has 2 presumptive positive #COVID19 cases: one adult resident of Hillsborough County and one adult resident of Manatee County. Both individuals are isolated and being appropriately cared for.

— Florida Dept. Health (@HealthyFla) March 2, 2020

The CDC is currently working to confirm the results for both individuals. @HealthyFla will inform the public as soon as the CDC returns with confirmation.

— Florida Dept. Health (@HealthyFla) March 2, 2020

This is breaking news. Updates to follow.