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FL death toll rises to 46; Just under 3,200 infections

The Florida Department of Health Friday evening reported 46 coronavirus deaths, up from about a dozen earlier in the day. A total of 10 deaths...

DeSantis’ order on checkpoints to impede Louisiana motorists heading to FL could face legal...

Impeding travelers coming to Florida from areas highly infected with coronavirus may or may not be good public health policy, but its constitutionality and...

Floridians can expect financial help in the $2 trillion federal relief package

UPDATE: State and local governments in Florida will receive an estimated $8.3 billion out of a $150 billion program in the $2.2 trillion CARES...

Behemoth $2 trillion COVID-19 response bill clears U.S. House, heads to Trump

UPDATE: President Donald Trump just signed the massive aid package late Friday afternoon, writing in a tweet:Donald J. Trump @realDonaldTrump"I just signed the CARES...

35 deaths or 34 deaths? FL closing in on 3,000 COVID-19 infections

The Florida Department of Health reported 35 coronavirus deaths Friday morning -- up from 29 deaths Thursday evening. Later in the day, the number...

Health care workers using expired gear during pandemic and ‘hoping for the best’

WASHINGTON — States are receiving old or expired medical supplies from the federal stockpile.The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s advice: Use them anyway.The...

A 29th death and nearly 2,500 COVID-19 infections

The Florida Department of Health is reporting 29 deaths, up from 28 earlier Thursday morning.The new death was a woman, 78, from Highlands County...

Military at risk from COVID-19: ‘Anxieties are really high’

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Defense is on course to get a major funding boost as the U.S. military is drawn into the...
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Florida public universities report COVID-19 cases among students and employees

Some Florida universities are posting information about positive cases of COVID-19, the respiratory disease caused by the new coronavirus that has forced campus closures,...

From 2 to more than 2,000, FL COVID-19 cases skyrocket; death toll at 28

Gov. Ron DeSantis announced two coronavirus cases on March 1, but in less than a month the infections have grown to 2,355, according to...

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