Continuing Coverage: COVID-19 in the Big Bend

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By: WCTV Eyewitness News

The COVID-19 coronavirus has caused many local governments in our area to enact curfews, call for state of emergencies and limit services like dining at restaurants.

Below you can find how each county across the Big Bend has responded to the coronavirus pandemic. This story will be updated with new information daily.

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COVID-19 Cases

As of its 6:30 p.m. update on Thursday, the Florida Department of Health is reporting 8,010 cases of COVID-19 statewide. Below is the number of cases reported by the FDOH in our local counties.

  • Calhoun - 1
  • Franklin - 0
  • Gadsden - 2 (1 resident outside state)
  • Hamilton - 0
  • Jackson - 4 (one non-resident)
  • Jefferson - 0
  • Lafayette - 0
  • Leon - 35 (includes three non-residents, one resident isolated outside state)
  • Liberty - 0
  • Madison - 2 (one non-resident)
  • Suwannee - 7
  • Taylor - 0
  • Wakulla - 2

    For more on the Florida Department of Health's COVID-19 statistics, click here.


    Several Big Bend counties or cities have enacted curfews during the COVID-19 pandemic. Click on the county or city name to learn more about the curfew.

  • Midway
  • Leon County
  • Gadsden County

    Stay-At-Home Orders

    In an effort to halt the rapid spread of COVID-19, some counties have enacted stay-at-home orders in an effort to have people go out only for essential travel/business.

  • Leon County

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