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ONE St. Petersburg condo resident reportedly dies of coronavirus, residents told

A member of the Downtown St. Pete Condo Alliance said there are no other COVID-19 cases found in six downtown St. Petersburg condo towers.

ST. PETERSBURG — A resident of the ONE St. Petersburg condominium tower who was diagnosed with COVID-19 last month has apparently died, according to an email sent to residents of a downtown condominium building.

That email also says there have been no other cases of COVID-19 found in six downtown condo towers, which the writer said may be an indication that social distancing is working among those who live in close quarters in downtown St. Petersburg.

The management of ONE St. Petersburg alerted residents on March 18 that one of their neighbors was diagnosed with COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus. The Florida Department of Health in Pinellas County has said it does not comment on individual investigations involving the virus.

Related: St. Petersburg condo resident tests positive for coronavirus

The email was sent Thursday to residents of Parkshore Plaza, a 29-story condo tower, from Joe Rosenthal, their representative on the Downtown Saint Pete Condo Alliance.

It said that there have been no other reported cases of the coronavirus in its member towers: ONE ST. Petersburg at 100 First Ave. N,; Parkshore Plaza at 300 Beach Drive NE; Bliss at 176 Fourth Ave. NE; Florencia condos at 100 Beach Dr. NE; Vinoy Place condos at 555 Fifth Ave. NE; and 400 Beach Drive condos.

“Beach Drive seems to be following social distancing guidelines and it appears to be paying off,” Rosenthal wrote to residents.

Nearly 17,000 people have tested positive for COVID-19 in all but one of Florida’s 67 counties as of Thursday, according to state officials. There were 657 reported cases in Hillsborough, 422 in Pinellas, 139 in Pasco and 62 in Hernando.

There have also been 22 people who have died of the virus in those four Tampa Bay counties. The most recent deaths are two Hillsborough men ages 78 and 74.

Related: All but one county in Florida has a coronavirus case; Two more deaths in Hillsborough County

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