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June 19, 2020 09:54 PM

Though a state dashboard shows some hospitals are nearing capacity, Gov. Ron DeSantis and health care executives from around Florida said Friday there...


June 19, 2020 07:32 PM

The Florida Department of Health reported yet another surge Friday in people testing positive for the coronavirus. Overall, the department reported 89...


June 18, 2020 09:07 AM

Linda Breen has been self-isolating for months. She's 69 and has a respiratory issue that she says puts her at risk if she were to catch the coronavirus.


June 16, 2020 11:58 AM

Lainy Morse, a preschool teacher, dreads going back to a classroom filled with kids who don't understand hand-washing or social distancing. And she'd make less than she does on unemployment.


June 16, 2020 10:20 AM

Hotels in the Tampa Bay area had their second-best month ever in February. But, what a difference a month makes.


June 15, 2020 07:16 PM

The Florida Department of Health reported 77,326 coronavirus positive tests statewide Monday; an increase of 1,758 in 24 hours.


June 12, 2020 12:40 AM

New coronavirus cases are spiking across the state, with Florida recording another high for new coronavirus cases reported in a single day on Thursday....


June 10, 2020 09:37 AM

Because of COVID-19, the University of South Florida has been closed to all but essential personnel since March, with classes in the last half of the...


June 09, 2020 09:07 PM

The number of new COVID-19 cases has gone up in Florida in the past week, with the state and Tampa Bay area reporting some of their highest figures...


June 04, 2020 10:15 AM

Governor Ron DeSantis said Wednesday that Florida should tell President Trump “yes” if he asks to hold the Republican National Convention in the state.