Orlando International Airport Sets the Record Straight with COVID-19 Numbers

June 17, 2020

By: Staff Report

ORLANDO – As Florida is in the spotlight for the spikes in coronavirus cases, Orlando International Airport sent out a statement clarifying the numbers reported from the airport.

Governor Ron DeSantis said 260 workers at the Orlando International Airport (MCO) had tested positive for the COVID-19 after 500 employees were tested, but according to the MCO management that’s not quite the case, and the numbers they did report, were over a period of time.

More than 2,780 new cases of coronavirus were reported in Florida on Tuesday.

Florida is reporting that more than 80,100 people have tested positive from COVID-19 and 3,018 people have died from coronavirus.

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