More on the new coronavirus outbreak
Meanwhile, nearly 1.4 million people in the state have received both the first and second doses of the vaccine.
Experts warn that over 100,000 more deaths are likely in the next few months.
Miami, Tampa, Orlando and Jacksonville will be the locations of the new Community Vaccine Centers.
Latinos face daunting barriers to getting COVID-19 vaccines, creating risks for public health.
Jenn Greenberg found the time to help dozens of seniors she has never met.
The mutated version of the virus was found in two cases in South Carolina.
Mayors of Belle Glade, Pahokee, and South Bay sent DeSantis a letter asking to expand distribution.
The improvement in numbers around the country appears to reflect a “natural peaking and then plateauing.”
CDC data shows 53% of the doses the state has been supplied has been administered.
The Democrats faulted him and his administration for the delay in establishing a statewide system.
Uncertainty over the vaccine supply has prompted concern over medical tourism.
California had been the U.S. epicenter of the new strain, but Florida has since eclipsed that.
The coronavirus is becoming more genetically diverse, high rate of new cases is the main reason.
The state has reported approximately 140 coronavirus deaths per day over the last week.
A CDC map shows that Florida had 22 cases of the B.1.1.7 variant that emerged in Britain.
DeSantis urged hospitals to work more quickly to administer vaccines to Floridians who are 65 and older.
Wall Street recovered after March; Main Street is still struggling.
The race to vaccinate millions of Americans is off to a slower, messier start than expected.
In southwest Florida, hundreds of seniors formed long lines outside testing sites.
The coronavirus variant was found in a man in his 20s who is in isolation southeast of Denver and has no travel history.
The president-elect took a dose of Pfizer vaccine at a hospital not far from his Delaware home.
Viruses naturally evolve as they move through the population, some more than others.
The move marks the world’s first authorization for Moderna’s shots.
The plan is for the pharmacy to eventually vaccinate 3 million residents.
Nursing homes around Florida began inoculating patients and staff.
DeSantis said production issues could prevent them from being delivered.
Workers at Ohio State University’s Wexner Medical Center gave the first injections to applause.
Measures for stopping the virus including mask wearing at all times in public.
Shipments of the Pfizer vaccine will set in motion the biggest vaccination effort in American history.
It will help to inoculate nursing home patients and health care workers most exposed to the virus.
Margaret Keenan, who turns 91 next week, got the shot on what has dubbed “V-Day.”
Such a strategy could systematically check more people for infections and spot surges before they take off.
After a dramatic three-month decline that began in July, Florida’s confirmed cases began rising again in October.
Getting a COVID-19 vaccine to the right people could change the course of the pandemic.
The state also confirmed 81 new deaths on Saturday, bring the total during the pandemic to 18,442.
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AstraZeneca says late-stage trials showed its coronavirus vaccine was up to 90% effective.
Florida has seen a mid-autumn climb in COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations.
A record-breaking nearly 70,000 people were hospitalized with the coronavirus in the U.S. as of Sunday.
According to Florida Department of Health, 885,201 people in the state have contracted the virus.
Pharmaceutical companies and various countries are in a global race to develop a vaccine against the virus.
In less than a year, telehealth has gone from a niche rarity to common practice.
The top health official is discouraging parents from hosting birthday parties for their children, no matter the size.
The rates of positive tests also have been ticking upward, with close to 7% of test-takers positive.
The CDC advises anyone who has been in close contact with a COVID-19 patient to quarantine for two weeks.
Over the past week, the daily average of new infections stood just shy of 3,000.
Independent monitors have paused enrollment in a study testing the COVID-19 antiviral drug remdesivir.
The pause is at least the second such hold to occur among several vaccine tests in the U.S.
COVID-19 can do more than torment patients physically. It also clobbers some financially.
Eight months after the virus first reached the US, worrying signals mount of what’s ahead.
Trump’s diagnosis was sure to have a destabilizing effect in Washington.
DeSantis says the threat has eased and the time has come to reopen for business.
A figure unimaginable eight months ago when the scourge first reached the world’s richest nation.
By noon, the bar had already reached the 50% capacity allowed by law, including three Ernest Hemingway look-alikes.
Lello is one of an estimated 20 million Americans who are likely to experience homelessness.
Florida bars will be allowed to reopen at 50% capacity starting Monday.
AstraZeneca has put on hold studies of its vaccine candidate in the U.S. and other countries.
The average number of deaths over the past week was 105 per day.
DeSantis said Palm Beach County will take the step on Tuesday, the day after Labor Day weekend.
DeSantis said he would lift the ban on visitations in an executive order.
Some coronavirus restrictions started easing up Monday in parts of South Florida.
The positivity rate in testing in Florida has averaged below 10% over the past week.
It’s the latest cheaper, simpler test to hit the U.S. market, providing new options to expand testing.
COVID-like illnesses have declined about 75 percent since a statewide peak on July 7.
As the nation starved its public health system, staffing and funding fell faster and unprepared.
The daily total peaked July 15 when more than 15,000 cases were reported, but has been declining since.
Rublas Ruiz is a nurse in Miami’s Kendall Regional Medical Center
Florida’s daily average reported deaths over the past week was 167 deaths.
South Fork High School in Stuart and Jensen Beach High School switch to remote learning.
The number of people being treated in Florida hospitals for COVID-19 has been declining.
On Saturday, state health officials announced more than 6,300 new cases of COVID-19.
The highest previous single-day addition to Florida’s death count was 257, on July 31.
It took six months or so to get to 10 million cases after the virus first appeared.
America’s bungled virus response viewed with more consternation than in Italy.
Florida saw a decline in coronavirus deaths and new cases on Sunday.
New York’s statewide daily infection-rate has plummeted since late April.
The number of people treated in hospitals statewide for the coronavirus continued a two-week decline.
For the 10th day in a row, there were fewer than 10,000 newly recorded cases.
Florida health authorities reported 179 new deaths Saturday from the coronavirus.
253 more deaths were reported, bringing its average reported deaths per day to 154 for the past week.
The highest previous number of reported daily coronavirus deaths in Florida was 173.
Circuit Judge John Kastrenakes rejected the challengers’ claim that ordinance violates their rights.
The number of people in Florida who have died of coronavirus is 6,048.
Hotel rooms in the Orlando area are down more than 60% from the previous year.
The needed proof: Volunteers won’t know if they’re getting the real shot or a dummy version.
Florida surpassed New York, is now the state with the second-most coronavirus cases in the U.S.
The numbers are already showing the grim reality and the impact on the most vulnerable.
The previous high death toll reported in a single day was 156 on July 16.
Gov. Ron DeSantis believes Florida will soon contain virus outbreak.
Newly reported deaths bring Florida’s seven-day average to about 114 per day.
Florida’s hospitals are currently caring for more than 9,000 COVID-19 patient.
The governor’s leadership has come under question by members of both parties.
Positive momentum could come to a halt later this summer if infections and deaths rise.
Miami-Dade County is the state’s most populous and the current epicenter of the outbreak.
Florida’s rolling seven-day average for deaths is now 92 per day, triple the 31 posted a month ago.
Sure enough, the vaccine provided a hoped-for immune boost.
132 coronavirus deaths Tuesday, a one-day record for the state that has a possible caveat.
DeSantis acknowledged Monday that the disease is spreading and urged people to take precautions.
Florida hit a grim milestone, shattering the national record for a state’s largest single-day increase in positive cases.
A growing chorus of public health experts is urging federal, state and local officials to reconsider.
The Broward County Democrat is feeling better but is fearful for his 71- and 74-year-old parents.
Restaurants will be limited to outdoor dining, takeout, and delivery service.
The state’s number of COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations soared, threatening a further spread.
Since March 1, the state has seen more than 169,000 confirmed cases and 3,718 deaths.
Jackson Health System will begin limiting non-emergency admissions, Monday, July 6.
Many of the new cases are among younger adults and attributed to relaxed socializing in parties and bars.
The state reported more than 6,000 new cases, ages 15 to 34 now make up 31% of all cases.
Air travel means spending time in security lines and airport terminals. How safe is it with COVID-19?
Mayor Lenny Curry said that there would be no mask requirement
Beaches will be closing again in Florida to avoid further spread of the new coronavirus.
Florida health officials reported more than 9,500 new COVID-19 cases on Saturday.
State officials have attributed much of the new outbreak to young adults flocking to bars.
For the second consecutive day, Florida has reported more than 5,000 new confirmed cases of COVID-19.
In Florida, young people ages 15 to 34 now make up 31% of all cases, up from 25% in early June.
Florida’s new confirmed coronavirus cases skyrocketed by 5,500, 25% jump from the previous day.
Cases surpassed 100,000 in Florida, hospitalizations are rising dramatically in other states.
Common changes include parking restrictions to control crowds, limits on leisure activities like sunbathing.
More than 100,000 people in Florida have been diagnosed with the coronavirus.
What’s all this talk about a “second wave” of U.S. coronavirus cases?
The latest numbers was a drop from the record high of 4,000 new cases reported the day before.
The state reported more than 4,000 new cases of COVID-19 - the highest daily total yet .
The state set another one-day record of more than 3,200 new infections.
DeSantis said it makes no sense to again severely restrict the state’s economy.
The Supreme Court rule is a resounding victory for LGBT rights from a conservative court.
Several immigrant communities in Florida have recently experienced outbreaks of the coronavirus.
The state took another step away from the economic shutdown caused by the coronavirus outbreak.
Phase 2 applies to 64 of Florida’s 67 counties excluding Miami-Dade, Broward, and Palm Beach.
The proposals will now be sent to Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis for final approval.
More Americans have died from the virus than from the Vietnam and Korean wars combined.
Summer camps and youth activities in Florida can open without restrictions.
The integrity of the state’s public health data was raised anew when its chief architect was fired.
Residents started to take steps back toward normalcy, with barbershops making their first snips in weeks.
Study volunteers given the vaccine had antibodies similar to those seen in recovered patients.
The state will also increase restrictions on restaurant and retail store capacity from 25% to 50%.
Patients suffering from heart attacks and strokes are delaying or refusing care.
Miami-Dade and Broward counties are finishing preparations to reopen on Monday.
The state took another baby step out of the economic abyss caused by the new coronavirus shutdown.
Restaurants and retail shops to open their doors this week under certain limitations.
Despite a massive effort, the nation faces challenges to deploy millions of coronavirus tests.
DeSantis held a news conference in Miami to show the state’s new mobile testing lab.
In South Florida, there are signs that folks are antsy and want to get out of their homes.
About 100 research groups are pursuing vaccines with nearly a dozen in the early stages of human trials.
The governor encouraged outdoor activity and criticized the doom some predicted for the state.
Public sector workers are fretting over job losses that could arrive in the weeks and months to come.
More than 2 million jobless claims have been filed in the state since mid-March.
Florida begins the slow climb from the economic abyss caused by the coronavirus.
Hard-hit Miami-Dade and Broward counties took baby steps as did some other counties.
DeSantis largely painted a positive picture of how the state has responded to the coronavirus outbreak.
The state will reopen from the coronavirus economic shutdown in “baby steps”
DeSantis says the “hysteria” in the early weeks of the outbreak has not materialized in Florida.
Florida officials opened an online portal Saturday for the public to weigh in on reopening.
The bill is the latest effort by the federal government to help keep businesses afloat.
Miami-Dade County continues to be the state’s coronavirus epicenter.
26 million people have now filed for jobless aid in five weeks.
More than 505,000 Floridians filed initial claims for unemployment benefits last week.
Florida’s tourism and hospitality industry should reopen from the coronavirus pandemic slowly.
The furloughs are temporary but the club doesn’t know when it will resume regular operations.
6% of the more than 650,000 confirmed claims for unemployment in Florida have been paid.
DeSantis said he understands the social impacts of kids not being able to see friends.
Some areas of Florida are beginning to reopen them with restrictions.
The beaches will be open from 6 to 11 a.m. and 5 to 8 p.m. with no gatherings of 50 or more people.
The two sites are in predominantly African American communities in Broward County.
Florida’s workforce shrank by 120,000 workers from February to March, labor officials said.
Trump told the nation’s governors that restrictions could be eased to allow businesses to reopen.
The total number of Floridians seeking unemployment benefits is more than 520,000 workers.
The resort said it had been forced to halt its business because of the spreading new coronavirus.
The amendment allows World Wrestling Entertainment to continue putting on shows — without fans.
The Food and Drug Administration authorized the test under its emergency powers.
The coronavirus outbreak has laid bare the human cost of inequality, making it more visible.
They staged stay-at-home protests aimed not at their employer but Florida’s unemployment system.
The virus has now officially touched each of the state’s 67 counties.
The virus has now officially touched each of the state’s 67 counties.
Army Corps of Engineers is setting up a 450-bed overflow hospital if South Florida facilities become overwhelmed.
Bobby Edwards, of Boynton, Florida, was arrested In Hawaii for having no proof of accommodations.
The devastation by COVID-19 is affecting the financial lifelines of poor people across the globe.
The computer system’s capacity has been increased to handle 120,000 simultaneous connections,
The notion of a virus that came from a distant “elsewhere” stands to carve deeper grooves.
The deaths have been heaviest in South Florida, where three counties have totaled 120 fatalities.
The total number of positive coronavirus cases topped 11,000 in Florida as of Saturday morning.
The Coral Princess ship is docking in Miami with 1,020 passengers and 878 crew members.
President Donald Trump announced new guidelines that call for everyone to wear makeshift face coverings.
The ships were given permission to disembark passengers after days of negotiation with local officials.
The number of people in Florida filing for unemployment benefits last week tripled from the previous week.
Job cuts are mounting against the backdrop of economies in the United States.
Rolling Loud had been scheduled for May 8-11 at Hard Rock Stadium, Miami Gardens.
Golf is specifically noted as permissible in the order’s exercise category.
The answer has to do with the varying paths organisms take to make people sick.
The state’s confirmed cases are approaching 7,000, with 87 deaths and almost 900 people hospitalized.
President Donald Trump on Tuesday warned Americans to brace for a “hell of a bad two weeks.”
The pastor of a megachurch held two Sunday services with hundreds of people.
A stark shift in tone by the president, who only days ago mused about the country reopening in a few weeks.
The CDC urges residents of the three states to refrain from non-essential travel for the next 14 days.
Mango's Tropical Cafe is one of the restaurants that closed due to the new virus outbreak.
More than 74,000 Floridians applied for unemployment benefits last week.
More than 2,350 people had tested positive for the new virus, a 35% increase from Wednesday’s total.
The high-speed train runs between Miami and West Palm Beach with a stop in Fort Lauderdale.
The surge in applications was a stunning reflection of the damage the viral outbreak is inflicting on the economy.
The number of infections around the globe reached a half-million causing human and economic toll.
The package is intended as a weekslong or monthslong patch for an economy spiraling into recession or worse.
His dilemma is a clear example of the conundrum facing the president of the United States.
Ttesting remains limited and has yet to show any cases of the virus in a third of Florida’s 67 counties.
More than 100 such flights arrive daily to Miami, Fort Lauderdale and Palm Beach in particular.
CDC data shows government labs processed an average of a dozen COVID-19 tests per day in Feb.
Tents were set up in a parking lot on March 22, 2020, at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens.
Nearly half of the state’s positive cases are in Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach counties.
The sailor returned to the U.S. from overseas travel on March 15, and was into precautionary quarantine.
The league is considering all options — best-case, worst-case and countless ideas in between.
Often, the reality falls short of the promise. So do Trump’s big promises on COVID-19.
My mind races. Two more weeks?? I try to shut it down. Just get through today.
Beaches, movie theaters, concert halls, gymnasiums and similar businesses are closing in Broward and Palm Beach county.
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