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Democratic lawmakers, Ag Commissioner, pressuring DeSantis to issue stay-at-home order

Florida Senate Democrats continue to pressure Gov. Ron DeSantis to issue a statewide shelter-in-place order for Floridians to combat the outbreak of COVID-19. “Experts in...

Gov. DeSantis’ quarantine for fly-ins is retroactive to two weeks, not three

A COVID-19-related executive order targeting travelers to Florida appears to deviate from what Gov. Ron DeSantis indicated during a media briefing Tuesday, requiring self-isolation...

20 deaths and nearly 1,500 COVID-19 infections

Florida's coronavirus death toll reached 20 deaths Tuesday evening, and COVID-19 infections rose to nearly 1,500 cases, according to the Florida Department of Health. The...

DeSantis expands NYC-area travel order: passengers from 3 weeks ago must isolate and identify...

Gov. Ron DeSantis is expanding his directive against air travelers from the New York City area to include mandatory self-isolation for people who arrived...
School

Florida’s K-12 schools shift to online education, but students, families and teachers may not...

As the coronavirus pandemic expands in Florida with more than 1,400 infections and several deaths, K-12 schools are resuming education through distance learning technology...

How many COVID-19 deaths are there? Confusion reigns as FL tries to count the...

In the course of a week, Florida Department of Health data showed three deaths that now seem to have disappeared in the data that...

As coronavirus crisis grows, FL Democrats slam Republicans for trying to repeal Obamacare

Ten years ago, the Affordable Care Act, known as Obamacare, launched a landmark effort at overhauling America's health care system. The legislation led to praise,...

FL health department now reporting 18 coronavirus deaths

CORRECTION BY FL HEALTH DEPARTMENT: For several hours Monday evening, the Florida Department of Health provided data showing 18 deaths. At about 11 p.m....

Gov. DeSantis threatens to quarantine air travelers fleeing COVID-19 restrictions in New York area

Update: The executive order also targets Connecticut and potentially additional states. Here's the relevant section: "I hereby direct all persons whose point of departure originates...

FL college students have begun learning through video conferencing. Will it work?

Florida's college students, professors and instructors have begun remote learning through video conferencing, and time will tell on how it will play out and...

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