Florida COVID-19 Case Updates – 6/19

Friday, June 19 

11:50 a.m. 

Information from Walt Disney World Resort 

  • For making theme park reservations, Disney is implementing a new online Disney Park Pass system.
    • On June 22, Walt Disney World Resort guests with valid admission to theme parks and selected hotel guests with valid admission to theme parks may make reservations for the parks.
    • On June 26, annual pass holders that are not staying at the resort may make reservations for theme parks.
    • Starting June 28, current ticket owners may make reservations to theme parks.
  • For park entry, each guest must have a reservation for a theme park and valid park admission.
  • Theme park reservations can be made until September 26, 2021.
  • 2020 ticket sales will resume later this summer.
  • Guests may only visit one park per day.
    • If you have a ticket that includes the Parker Hopper Option or Park Hopper Plus Option, you may extend, modify, or cancel your ticket.
  • Walt Disney World Resort has also decided to cancel Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party for this year.

12:29 p.m. 

Live Recording from Gov. Ron DeSantis

Gov. DeSantis held another press conference at Florida International University (FIU) in Miami to address the demographics for recent test results in Florida residents, hospital residents, and workers in long-term care facilities. Gov. DeSantis is also requiring all workers in long-term care facilities to be tested every two weeks.

  • Recently, there has been an increase in testing administered to younger age groups, resulting in a large increase of younger age groups testing positive.
  • Most of the 25-34 age group that are testing positive are either asymptotic or showing minimal symptoms.
  • Testing administered within testing sites and long-terms care facilities continue to increase.
  • Florida continues to have a large supply of hospital beds available.

5:27 p.m.

Information from the Daytona Beach News-Journal, Nikki Ross 

Data from: The Florida Department of Health (FDOH)

Total tested in Florida: 1,512,315

Total cases in Florida: 89,748

Total hospitalizations in Florida: 12,774

Total deaths in Florida: 3,043

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.
  • 33,129 cases have been announced so far in June.