Hard Rock Stadium testing site experiences ‘issues’
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. – At Hard Rock Stadium, one of Miami-Dade County’s coronavirus testing sites, the good news is that there weren’t long lines on Saturday, but some people who showed up were there to be retested. According to the Florida National Guard, over 10,000 COVID-19 tests have been administered throughout the state, with nearly all of them coming in South Florida. The Florida National Guard said they’ve collected more than 4,300 samples at Hard Rock Stadium, and just under 900 more at Marlins Park. Making an appointment, who’s eligibleHard Rock Stadium is a site for first responders, such as firefighters, law enforcement/corrections and medical staff with a valid agency ID, according to miamidade.gov/global/initiatvies/coronavirus/home.page. Appointments for the Hard Rock Stadium site can be made by calling the same number (305) 499-8767.
DeSantis remains concerned about flights coming from New York’s coronavirus hot zone
Ron DeSantis said he was very concerned about the increase in flights from New York’s hot zone to Florida. DeSantis said airlines struggling through the shutdown were not eager to put a stop to the flights. “It is just reckless, reckless behavior,” DeSantis said about people who are choosing to travel from New York to Florida as they flee the devastating effects of the outbreak. DeSantis said Florida’s hot zone is in Miami-Dade and Broward counties. DeSantis estimates more than 40,400 people have already lost their jobs in Florida.
Here is where to get tested for coronavirus in South Florida
As authorities move to support more testing in an effort to contain the impact of the coronavirus pandemic, more testing locations are opening up. MIAMI-DADE COUNTY: Here is the government’s list of both drive-through and walk-in testing sitesBROWARD COUNTY: Here is the government’s list of both drive-through and walk-in testing sitesMONROE COUNTY: Here is the government’s list of both drive-through and walk-in testing sitesPALM BEACH COUNTY: Here is the government’s list of both drive-through and walk-in testing sitesTESTING DATA: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is filing regular reports on testing around the nation here and the Florida Department of Health is filing regular reports on testing in the state here. THE MAP (Drive-through testing sites only)