St. Johns County Extends Local State Of Emergency By 7 Days
St. Johns County has extended its local state of emergency by seven days to help stop the spread of coronavirus.
Tuesday morning’s unanimous vote by the County Commission marks the fourth time St. Johns County has extended its state of emergency by a week since it was initially declared on March 17.
The vote comes a day after Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry announced he was extending his local emergency declaration until at least May 13.
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As of Tuesday morning, St. Johns County had a total of 176 confirmed COVID-19 cases, but just 1.3% of the county’s population has been tested.