Maps & Trends

Timeline of COVID-19 policies, cases, and deaths in your state

A look at how social distancing measures may have influenced trends in COVID-19 cases and deaths

This page was last updated on Wednesday, July 8, 2020 at 05:59 AM EDT.

This timeline shows the major infection control measures and re-openings undertaken by states after the first COVID-19 cases appeared in the United States, alongside the number of new cases and deaths in each state over the same time period.

Dots on the timeline indicate key events in each state – closings (in red), openings (in green) and other policy changes and events (in grey). Clicking on a dot will display event details below the chart. Additionally, the PREVIOUS and NEXT buttons move users through key events by day, allowing them to be viewed in chronological order. The timeline can be viewed against either new cases or new deaths. To see current cumulative case and death counts and daily counts for days with no policy events, click here.

Florida

Florida

Timeline of Policy Events

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Mar 01, 2020
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  • Governor DeSantis signed anexecutive orderdirecting the state health officer to declare a public health emergency and take any actions needed to protect the public health. The order directs the Florida Department of Health to actively monitor all persons meeting the CDC definition of a Person Under Investigation (PUI) for at least 14 days or until the PUI tests negative for COVID-19. Active monitoring will include at least: a) a risk assessment within 24 hours of when the individual meets the criteria for a PUI and b) twice daily temperature checks. The executive order alsodesignated the Florida Department of Health as the lead agency to coordinate emergency response activities.

Data Sources: Cases and deaths data from JHU CSSE. Policy actions from the National Governor’s Association, D.C. Policy Center, and Washington, DC’s Coronavirus website.

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