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Legionnaires’ Disease

  • State health officials reported 854 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Florida, Monday, for a statewide total of 46,442 cases. The Florida Department of Health also reported 26 new coronavirus-related deaths, Monday, for a total of 1,997 fatalities. 901 of the documented deaths in Florida have been associated with long-term care facilities, accounting for 45.1% of all COVID-19 related deaths in the state.
  • The health department is investigating another Legionnaires’ disease outbreak in Central Florida – including a fatal case.
  • Officials in Florida are investigating two LA Fitness health clubs after four customers contracted Legionnaires' disease .