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    Two Orlando Airport Employees Test Positive for COVID, 260 Total Airport Staffers Infected: Gov.

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    Gov. Ron DeSantis said two additional workers at the Orlando International Airport have tested positive for the coronavirus after nearly 500 employees were tested, Your Content has learned. There are a total of 260 staffers infected to date.

    It’s unclear how officials are dealing with a MASSIVE contact tracing task that is required; both flights and people that departed to other major hubs have the potential to create new regional clusters in the US.

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    The news from the major Orlando air hub, arrives almost immediately after Florida reported another 2,610 coronavirus cases in the past 24 hours while their death toll passes 3,000.

    Florida has been under scrutiny for alleged ‘fuzzy math’ in its coronavirus reporting, in addition, infections that have skyrocketed in the past 5 days there.

    * CORRECTION NOTICE: This post was updated June 17, 2020 at 2:05 p.m. to correct a previous claim that the virus infected 260 airport personnel. After further investigation, Gov. Ron DeSantis’ camp confirms there are two new cases of COVID-19 from airport staff. In total there are 260 employees infected since mid-March, according to a correction by the Florida Governor.

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