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  • Bars in Florida will be permitted to reopen at 50% capacity starting Monday, Sept. 14. The AP reports, Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation Secretary Halsey Beshears issued the emergency order, Thursday, at the direction of Gov. Ron DeSantis.
  • State health officials reported 3,779 new cases of COVID-19, Sunday, increasing the statewide total to 573,416 cases. Aug. 16 marked the lowest single-day increase in cases of the virus so far this month, and marked the first time in August, health officials have reported fewer than 4,000 new cases in a day.The Florida Department of Health also reported 107 new coronavirus-related deaths, yesterday, bringing the statewide death toll to 9,452 fatalities.
  • State health officials reported 4,181 new cases of COVID-19, Monday, increasing Florida's total to 536,961 cases.The Florida Department of Health also reported 91 new coronavirus related deaths, Aug. 10, bringing the statewide death toll to 8,277 fatalities. Monday's reported number of deaths is one of lowest daily increases in weeks, and the daily increase in reported cases of the virus has remained below 10,000 cases for the last two weeks.
  • State health officials reported 9,989 new cases of COVID-19, July 8, increasing the statewide total to 223,783 cases. Wednesday marked the 15th consecutive day of single-day increases of at least 5,000 cases of the virus.The Florida Department of Health also reported another 48 coronavirus-related deaths, Wednesday, bringing the statewide death toll to 3,889 fatalities.Florida has seen more than 162,000 new cases of the virus since phase two of Governor Ron DeSantis' reopening plan went into effect June 5.
  • The number of new confirmed cases of COVID-19 reported by state health officials, Wednesday, shatters the previous daily record of new cases. The Florida Department of Health reported 5,508 new cases of the virus, June 24, increasing the statewide total to 109,014 cases. Wednesday’s increase in coronavirus cases is 36 percent more cases than the previous single-day record announced last Saturday.
  • The number of confirmed cases of the coronavirus in Florida grew by 1,072, Thursday, for a total of 29,648 cases. Thursday marked the second consecutive…
  • In Collier County, the Supervisor of Elections office began sending out vote-by-mail ballots last week for the Presidential Preference Primary Election…