Governor Ron DeSantis was in Sarasota County on Tuesday holding a briefing regarding COVID-19.
DeSantis said the state got the highest number of test results back on Monday, with a total of 24,000. And of those 24,000 results returned, only about 500 came back positive.
May 4th represented the best testing for Florida since the start of the pandemic. Florida received 23,884 test results,…
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The governor says he will also announce a plan for what he calls a “first of its kind” mobile rapid testing lab for COVID-19 in Florida on Wednesday.
The lab will be in an RV and start at long-term care facilities—with results coming back in just 45 minutes.
DeSantis added, “The number of documented cases is one thing, the number of people with antibodies is far, far in excess.”
The temperatures are getting warmer which means we’re approaching hurricane season. But the state says it’s making sure it has enough supplies before our chances for storms increase.