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  • $300,000 in grant funding from the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity was approved to aid Lee County residents who were impacted by the tornadoes on January 16th. The funding was approved Wednesday at the Lee County Board of County Commissioners meeting. The funding will go towards vendors who will help repair home damages from the tornadoes.
  • State health officials reported 808 new confirmed cases of COVID-19, Thursday for a statewide total of 43,210 cases. The Florida Department of Health also reported 48 new coronavirus-related deaths, yesterday, for a total of 1,875 fatalities.The total number of virus-related hospitalizations in Florida stands at 7,749 patients.Of the 609,574 tests that have been performed in the state so far,7.1% have been positive for the virus.
  • State health officials reported 610 new positive cases of COVID-19, Monday, bringing Florida's total to 32,138 cases. The Florida Department of Health's…
  • The latest update from the Florida Department of Health, Thursday evening, reports 443 new confirmed cases of the coronavirus, bringing the statewide…
  • Following the largest single-day increase in coronavirus-related deaths in Florida, the number of fatalities ticked up at a slower pace, Wednesday. The…
  • Florida now has 21,019 confirmed cases of the coronavirus according to the latest update from the state Department of Health. In the past week, health…
  • Florida now has 21,019 confirmed cases of the coronavirus according to the latest update from the state Department of Health. In the past week, health…
  • Florida is approaching 20,000 confirmed cases of COVID-19. As of the Sunday evening update from the Florida Department of Health, the state reports 19,895…
  • Florida now has 14,747 total confirmed cases of the coronavirus as of the latest update from the Florida Department of Health, which is 1,118 more cases…
  • State health officials say more than 1,200 new coronavirus cases were confirmed, Monday, bringing the total number of cases statewide to 13,629. The…