Coronavirus cases growing across South; here’s a state-by-state breakdown

Published 10:53 pm Sunday, March 15, 2020

Across the South, positive cases of the COVID-19 coronavirus are growing.

Here’s a breakdown, by state, from Sunday:

Alabama: 22 positive cases, 0 deaths.
Florida: 136 positive cases, 4 deaths.
Georgia: 99 positive cases, 1 death.
Louisiana: 103 positive cases, 2 deaths.
Mississippi: 10 positive cases, no deaths.
Tennessee: 39 positives cases, no deaths.

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Everyone is warned to take the necessary precautions to help limit the spread of COVID-19 and stay safe and healthy.

These precautions include:

  • Washing your hands for at least 20 seconds and frequently
  • Covering your cough or sneeze with your arm
  • Avoiding touching your face
  • Routinely clean and disinfect frequently touched surfaces
  • Avoiding close contact with others
  • And staying home if you are sick