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National Guard Task Force-Medical Heading For Broward

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The Florida National Guard is activating a task force to help Broward in its response to the coronavirus.

The Florida National Guard announced Sunday the activation of a task force to assist with the worsening coronavirus situation in Broward County.

The guard will form Task Force - Medical, made up of all the guard's medical professionals to support the state health department's efforts in Broward, which has emerged as the worst-hit county in Florida.

Broward County has 36 of the state’s total of 109 cases, according to figures released Sunday by the state health department.

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