Gainesville and other towns across Florida are putting proactive measures in place to quell the spread of COVID-19. Disruptions to school, work, and major public gatherings are already manifesting and it’s important to stay up to date on what’s happening in the Gainesville, FL community.

Stay up to date and informed with our resources: Breaking public health news, information on your local Florida hospitals and healthcare facilities, information from the Florida Public Health Department, and Twitter updates from Florida government officials. Continue to visit our website for the latest updates.

Florida COVID-19 Cases

Florida New Coronavirus Cases: 10,262
Florida Total Coronavirus Cases: 6,093,728
Florida New Coronavirus Deaths:
Florida Total Coronavirus Deaths: 74,295
U.S. New Coronavirus Cases: 88,149
U.S. Total Coronavirus Cases: 84,799,040
U.S. New Coronavirus Deaths: 201
U.S. Total Coronavirus Deaths: 1,028,337
Last updated May 20 2022
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Coronavirus News for Gainesville

COVID-19: How Cases in the Gainesville, FL Metro Area Compare to Other Major Metros

The U.S. reported over 620,000 new cases of coronavirus over the seven days ending May 17, bringing the total count to more than 81.6 million confirmed cases of COVID-19. There have been more than 992 ... More info »

24/7 Wall St - 05/19/2022 03:15pm

Number of patients in Florida hospitals increases 24 percent

The number of Florida hospital inpatients with COVID-19 jumped 24 percent during the past week, according to data posted Friday by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. It comes after a ... More info »

Health News Florida - 05/21/2022 02:52am

Florida’s jobless rate falls to lowest level in 2 years

Florida’s unemployment rate dipped to 3% last month, with all 10 industries tracked in the state showing year over year job growth. More info »

News4Jax - 05/21/2022 10:43am

Gainesville Leader tests positive for COVID-19

A north-central Florida leader has tested positive for COVID-19. On Twitter, Gainesville Mayor Lauren Poe announced that he has covid. He says he feels terrible and is currently isolating. TRENDING ... More info »

Gainesville WCJB-TV on - 05/13/2022 10:24am

Coronavirus cases on the rise again throughout the state, Alachua County

The coronavirus pandemic continues to linger after more than two years. Throughout Florida, at least 20,860 people last week were diagnosed with the virus, according to the Florida Department of ... More info »

Gainesville - 04/26/2022 12:23am

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