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COVID-19 Update

By Noelda Lopez

April 02, 2020


April 2, 2020



Noelda Lopez, Public Information Specialist

Office: 352-589-6424, After Hours: 352-728-7662


Eustis, FL – As of 11 a.m. on Thursday, April 2nd, Lake County has 76 cases of COVID-19 across the county.13 of these cases are hospitalized. It is with great sadness that DOH-Lake announces its first two (2) COVID-19 deaths in Lake County. We express our sincere condolences to the families and the Department of Health will continue to work with our community partners to prevent the spread of COVID-19.


Positive cases and fatalities are reported by DOH twice a day, around 11 a.m. and 6 p.m., on the DOH Dashboard. Please visit the DOH COVID-19 website at: Here, you can find the DOH-Dashboard and other important information regarding COVID-19. Also be sure to follow us on Twitter for updates at @FLHealthLake or contact our local COVID-19 information line at 352-742-4830 seven (7) days a week from 8am-5pm with any COVID-19 questions or concerns.



More Information on COVID-19


To find the most up-to-date information and guidance on COVID-19, please visit the Department of Health’s dedicated COVID-19 webpage. For information and advisories from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), please visit the CDC COVID-19 website. For more information about current travel advisories issued by the U.S. Department of State, please visit the travel advisory website.



For any other questions related to COVID-19 in Florida, please contact the Department’s dedicated COVID-19 Call Center by calling 1-866-779-6121. The Call Center is available 24 hours per dayInquiries may also be emailed to


About the Florida Department of Health


The department, nationally accredited by the Public Health Accreditation Board, works to protect, promote and improve the health of all people in Florida through integrated state, county and community efforts.

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