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A man who traveled to Daytona Beach to attend Bike Week has tested positive for the coronavirus, the Florida Department of Health announced on Wednesday.Officials said the 63-year-old man is currently in St. Johns County and is in isolation.The man traveled from New York to attend Bike Week, which runs from March 6 through March 15.The Florida Department of Health also announced two other cases that tested presumptive positive.A 56-year-old man from Miami-Dade County is isolated and will remain so until cleared by health officials.A 70-year-old man in Broward County also tested positive. Officials said the man attended an emergency medical services conference in Tampa.The man is also in isolation until cleared by public health officials.The Florida Department of Health recommends anyone experiencing symptoms who attended either Bike Week or the emergency medical services conference to contact their county health department or health care provider. They are also asked to self-isolate for 14 days.In all, 23 Florida residents have been diagnosed in Florida with the respiratory disease known as COVID-19, a Department of Health news release said. Two have died.Out of the 23 residents who tested positive, two have been in Volusia County.The best way to prevent illness is to avoid being exposed to the virus. But there are precautions that people can take, including washing hands with soap and water.COVID-19 can spread from person to person through small droplets from the nose or mouth, including when people cough or sneeze. Symptoms of COVID-19 are fever, cough and shortness of breath. There is currently no vaccine to prevent COVID-19.

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. —

A man who traveled to Daytona Beach to attend Bike Week has tested positive for the coronavirus, the Florida Department of Health announced on Wednesday.

Officials said the 63-year-old man is currently in St. Johns County and is in isolation.

The man traveled from New York to attend Bike Week, which runs from March 6 through March 15.

The Florida Department of Health also announced two other cases that tested presumptive positive.

A 56-year-old man from Miami-Dade County is isolated and will remain so until cleared by health officials.

A 70-year-old man in Broward County also tested positive. Officials said the man attended an emergency medical services conference in Tampa.The man is also in isolation until cleared by public health officials.

The Florida Department of Health recommends anyone experiencing symptoms who attended either Bike Week or the emergency medical services conference to contact their county health department or health care provider. They are also asked to self-isolate for 14 days.

In all, 23 Florida residents have been diagnosed in Florida with the respiratory disease known as COVID-19, a Department of Health news release said. Two have died.

Out of the 23 residents who tested positive, two have been in Volusia County.

The best way to prevent illness is to avoid being exposed to the virus. But there are precautions that people can take, including washing hands with soap and water.

COVID-19 can spread from person to p

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