PARKLAND, FL- Governor Ron DeSantis held a press conference Monday morning concerning new advisories for the Coronavirus. DeSantis issued a Safer-at-Home order for Southeast Florida until mid-May as the number of cases in the southeastern part of the state grows.
"Safer-at-Home is the right move for Southeast Florida. This is the time to do the right thing. Listen to your local officials. We'll do this until mid-May and then we'll see where we are at," DeSantis explained.
As of 11:00 a.m. today, according to the Florida Department of Health, there are 5,473 confirmed cases of COVID-19 with 63 deaths in Florida. Parkland has 10 confirmed cases and Coral Springs has 27 cases of COVID-19. Broward County has 1152 total cases, the second largest number in the state behind Miami-Dade with 1632 cases.
"Hopefully once we get this thing under control then we can go back and start enjoying life the way we used to," shared DeSantis.