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Officials announce changes to COVID-19 testing site in Orlando

More than 665,000 cases of COVID-19 have been reported in Florida

Officials announced changes to the coronavirus testing site in Orlando on Monday.
Officials announced changes to the coronavirus testing site in Orlando on Monday. (WKMG)

ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. – Officials announced changes to the coronavirus state testing site in Orlando at the Orange County Convention Center.

Testing now takes place in a parking garage at OCCC.

This helps health workers when temps hit 100 degrees or when it rains.

The site runs from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. seven days a week.

COVID-19 tests and antibody tests are free and anyone can get one.

No symptoms are required to get a COVID-19 test.

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The Florida Department of Health said more than 665,000 cases of COVID-19 have been reported in the state since the beginning of the pandemic.

The DOH has also reported 41,374 hospitalizations and 12,642 COVID-19 deaths.

Health officials said 4.9 million COVID-19 tests have been administered in the state.

DOH reporters 13.5% of tests have come back positive.


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