Florida COVID-19 Updates – 6/9

Monday, June 8 

2 p.m. 

Live Recording From WPLG Local 10 News Station 

  • Gov. Ron DeSantis attended a news conference with officials from the Department of Homeland Security and Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Jimenez at the Miami-Dade Emergency Operations Center. The purpose of this news conference was to highlight the statewide protocol for this hurricane season created by The Florida Division of Emergency Management (FDEM)
  • FDEM is supplying 10 million masks to shelters, 50 generators, and collaborating with Honeywell, a technological corporation, to supply 12 million N95 masks,. 


Tuesday, June 9

1:27 p.m. 

Data from: The Florida Department of Health (FDOH)

Information from: The Daytona-Beach News Journal, Nikki Ross 

Total tested in Florida: 1,259,283

Total cases in Florida: 66,000

  • Florida residents: 64,448
  • Florida Non-residents: 1,552

Total hospitalizations in Florida: 11,185

Total deaths in Florida: 2,765

Of the total cases in Florida: 

  • 6,957 cases were announced in March 
  • 27,921 cases were announced in April 
  • 21,647 cases were announced in May 
  • 9,831 cases have been announced so far in June 

3:25 p.m. 

“Three UCF Football Players Tested Positive For COVID-19”

Information from: WFTV News Station, Sarah Wilson

  • Recently, after 60 student-athletes returned to the University of Central Florida for optional training, three football players from the university tested positive for COVID-19. For the next two weeks, these three football players will be isolated and will not be participating in training until they test negative. Football players that were in close proximity are being notified.