Miami Mayor announces second negative COVID-19 result

Miami Mayor Francis Suarez announced on March 30 that he tested negative for COVID-19 for a second time. Suarez previously tested positive for the virus and has been self-quarantined since March 12.

Ballotpedia is tracking politicians and government officials who have been diagnosed or tested for coronavirus or become quarantined. Suarez is one of at least two Florida officials diagnosed with COVID-19. U.S. Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart (R) announced that he tested positive on March 18.

As of March 31, we have identified:
• Five federal officials diagnosed with coronavirus and 40 federal officials quarantined
• Twenty-six state officials diagnosed with coronavirus and 70 state officials quarantined

Yesterday, March 30, we reported seven politicians who tested positive for the virus, one politician who announced a self-quarantine, and four politicians who tested negative.

To see a history of these announcements, click here.