Governor Ron DeSantis has issued an executive order to declare a State of Emergency for Florida and engage statewide response for the control of Coronavirus (COVID-19).
A global map of live updates on Coronavirus confirmed cases by Johns Hopkins can be found here.
Near Orlando, Volusia County has reported one (1) active confirmed case of Coronavirus, while neighboring Hillsborough has two (2) confirmed cases. In South Florida, three (3) active cases have also been confirmed within Broward County.
I have issued an Executive Order declaring a State of Emergency to establish a unified command structure and direct funds as necessary in response to #COVID19.
— Ron DeSantis (@GovRonDeSantis) March 9, 2020
You can find the latest statement issued by Walt Disney World on Coronavirus safety precautions in this post here.
We’ll be keeping our eyes on developments here in Florida and in California, as well as in Paris, and Tokyo, Shanghai, and Hong Kong regarding the COVID-19 outbreak’s effect on Disney Parks operations and beyond.