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March 28, 2020 12:52 AM

Florida saw 714 new people test positive for COVID-19 on Friday, the largest daily increase since the coronavirus outbreak began in the state.


March 28, 2020 12:31 AM

Hillsborough County has followed its “shelter-at-home” vote with a decision to close all county parks and preserves are now closed to contain...


March 27, 2020 10:13 PM

The latest numbers show the state has tested about nine times more people for coronavirus than it did just a week ago. At the same time, the number of...


March 27, 2020 12:57 PM

A resident of a long-term care facility in Collier County has tested positive for COVID-19, the disease caused by the coronavirus, according to data...


March 27, 2020 12:55 PM

Two people who worked at separate precincts in Broward County during last week’s primary election have tested positive for the coronavirus, local...


March 27, 2020 12:17 PM

Laura Benson retired from nursing in 2018, but this week she reported for work again in New Rochelle, New York, where the first cluster of COVID-19...


March 27, 2020 09:55 AM

Pinellas County businesses are being warned to follow recommendations designed to reduce the spread of coronavirus or they will be forced to close.


March 26, 2020 12:26 PM

Gov. Ron DeSantis has shut down bars and restaurants, cut off visitation at nursing homes and prisons and ordered senior citizens to stay home, as he...


March 26, 2020 12:06 PM

The Senate passed an unparalleled $2.2 trillion economic rescue package steering aid to businesses, workers and health care systems engulfed by the...


March 25, 2020 11:33 PM

Statewide, the Department of Health is reporting 1,977 people have tested positive for the coronavirus. The total, which was reported at 6 p.m....