Coronavirus: Positive cases continue going higher across South. Here’s a state-by-state breakdown.
Published 11:35 am Tuesday, March 17, 2020
Here’s an update on the number of positive cases of the COVID-19 coronavirus as reported by state health departments across the South.
Here’s a breakdown, by state, from midday Tuesday:
Alabama: 36 positive cases, 0 deaths.
Arkansas: 22 positive cases, 0 deaths.
Florida: 173 positive cases, 6 deaths.
Georgia: 146 positive cases, 1 death.
Louisiana: 171 positive cases, 4 deaths.
Mississippi: 21 positive cases, no deaths.
Tennessee: 52 positives cases, no deaths.
Texas: 57 positive cases.
Everyone is warned to take the necessary precautions to help limit the spread of COVID-19 and stay safe and healthy.
These precautions include: