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Gov. DeSantis will allow additional family members, including kids, to visit relatives in nursing...

Gov. Ron DeSantis further relaxed rules governing visits to relatives in nursing homes on Thursday and envisioned family gatherings on Thanksgiving notwithstanding COVID-19.The governor...

Update: More than 10,000 cases of COVID-19 related to FL schools, with university data...

The Florida Department of Health data shows 10,317 cases of COVID-19 related to Florida public and private schools, colleges, and universities since...

Florida’s COVID-19 death toll may be skewed; FL Surgeon General to conduct a fatality...

Back in March, the Florida Phoenix wrote about an unusual situation related to COVID-19 deaths: The Florida Department of Health was taking a long...

States struggle to draft COVID-19 vaccine plans while in the dark on details, funding

WASHINGTON — Across the hundreds of pages of plans that state officials sent to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on distributing...
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1,306 new COVID cases related to FL schools; state data on universities is sparse...

New state data show 1,306 COVID-19 cases related to Florida public and private K-12 schools and colleges from October 11 through October 17, including...

Some FL school districts wary about relaxing COVID safety rules; others are considering changes

As North Florida's Hamilton County School District completes its second month of brick-and-mortar classroom instruction, Supt. Rex Mitchell says schools will keep current COVID-19...

Death toll reaches 16,000 mark; most COVID deaths in South FL, Pinellas and Hillsborough

As Florida reaches the 16,000 mark for COVID-19 deaths of residents, five of the 67 counties report at least 750 deaths since state health...

Biden running mate Kamala Harris campaigns in FL, decries vote suppression

Sen. Kamala Harris campaigned in Florida Monday — the first day of early in-person voting in some counties — saying that powerful forces including...

Florida state prisons 2nd in nation for inmate COVID deaths

COVID-19 has killed 154 inmates in Florida state prisons since at least April. That's second nationwide to Texas, where 161 inmates have died of...

COVID-19 infections exceed 750,000; FL’s death toll for residents closing in on 16,000

The Florida Department of Health reported Saturday that COVID-19 infections have reached 752,481 and the death toll for residents is at 15,917.Those numbers were...

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