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1 in 3 getting tested in Monroe County is COVID positive



Key Largo, Florida – According to health officials in Monroe County, one in three COVID-19 tests are coming back positive.

“One in three people getting tested in our county for COVID-19 is coming out positive,” said Bob Eadie, Health Officer and Administrator.

“The infection rate of COVID-19 in Monroe County is high,” said Dr. Mark Whiteside, Medical Director for the department.

According to officials with the Florida Department of Health in Monroe County, residents should stay home if they have contracted COVID-19 or have been in contact with someone who has tested positive and are awaiting their test results.


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