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Florida’s Coronavirus Numbers Slightly Lower Friday

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STATEWIDE — After record-setting numbers of coronavirus cases and deaths this week, the statewide released numbers were lower on Friday. The Florida Department of Health reported 11,466 new coronavirus cases in Florida on Friday, with an announced 128 new statewide deaths. Those new deaths include 12 in Central Florida and …

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Coronavirus Causes Nationwide Coin Shortage

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NATTIONWIDE — Cash may no longer be king in the age of credit cards, but hard currency – or more specifically, loose change – is becoming a lot harder to come by. What You Need To Know The United States is facing a coin shortage It’s being blamed on COVID-19 shutdowns …

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Florida Breaks New One-Day Coronavirus Death Record at 156

The last time Florida had a second-highest single-day increase was on Monday, July 13, with 12,624 cases.  (File photo)

STATEWIDE — Florida has broken a new one-day record with more than 150 deaths and it has a new second-highest single-day jump of daily coronavirus cases at nearly 14,000, reported the state’s Health Department on Thursday. The department reported 13,965 daily coronavirus cases on Thursday, with 156 deaths and 491 hospitalizations. The previous …

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Florida Tops Total COVID-19 Cases at 300,000

The first COVID-19 vaccine tested in the U.S. revved up people’s immune systems just the way scientists had hoped, researchers reported Tuesday as the shots are poised to begin key final testing. (File photo)

STATEWIDE — The total number of coronavirus cases broke the 300,000 mark, according to the Florida Health Department on Wednesday. The total number of cases is at 301,810, the department reported Wednesday. The number of new cases came in at 10,181, with 112 more deaths and 453 hospitalizations. The department also …

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Florida Breaks New Record With More Than 15K Cases

Gov. Ron DeSantis says experts and officials now have a better understanding of the pandemic months after it started. (File photo)

STATEWIDE — Florida has broken another record in daily coronavirus cases with more than 15,000, according to the state’s Health Department.  The department reported on Sunday that there are 15,300 new cases, with 45 deaths and 248 hospitalizations. The previous daily coronavirus record was 11,458 that was reported by the …

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Florida reported more than 65,000 new coronavirus cases in 7 days with no signs of slowing

ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. – The unprecedented surge of new COVID-19 cases in Florida continues Friday bringing the total of more than 65,000 new cases in one week and many are waiting up to two weeks for test results due to the demand, delaying the numbers overall. As of Friday, the …

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Coronavirus Causes Tragic End To Couple’s Love Story

LAKELAND, Fla. — A Polk County woman lost her life to COVID-19 after her husband contracted the virus.  Her family believes the tragedy all started at the nursing home where he was getting rehab. To family and friends, 64-year-old David Davis and his 69-year-old wife Teresa were know as “The …

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Florida Sees Nearly 10,000 New Coronavirus Cases

Tuesday’s daily coronavirus numbers were at 7,347, which is a more than 2,600-case increased when compared to Wednesday’s reported numbers by the health department. (File photo)

STATEWIDE — Nearly 10,000 new daily coronavirus cases have been reported by Florida’s Department of Health on Wednesday, as the positivity rate continues its slow climb. The department reported on Wednesday 9,989 new cases, with 48 deaths and 333 hospitalizations. While Polk County reported 230 new cases on Wednesday, it had …

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Florida’s Coronavirus Positivity Rate Continues Slow Rise

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STATEWIDE — An additional 7,000 coronavirus cases have been reported in Florida. The Florida Health Department also reported another 63 deaths Tuesday morning.  The Florida Department of Health reported 7,347 new cases, with 63 deaths and 380 hospitalizations. It was reported that Orange County has 361 new cases, tops in Central …

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Young People Driving New Coronavirus Cases

STATEWIDE — After breaking the record for daily coronavirus cases and surpassing the 200,000 total cases of COVID-19 over the weekend, the Florida Health Department reported more than 6,000 new cases on Monday. The Florida Department of Health reported on Monday 6,336 new cases, with 47 deaths and 150 hospitalizations. It was reported that …

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