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  • By Orlando Sentinel   -   Aug 3, 2020

    ORANGE COUNTY ‘IN A VERY GOOD POSITION' IN CORONAVIRUS FIGHT, OFFICIALS SAY

    Orange County is flattening the curve for the second time in its five-month bout with COVID-19 with sharp declines reported Monday...

    Hospital
  • By Orlando Sentinel   -   Aug 3, 2020

    AFTER RECORD WEEK, FLORIDA REPORTS 73 CORONAVIRUS DEATHS BRINGING TOLL TO 7,157

    Coming off its deadliest week in terms of reported coronavirus fatalities, Florida added another 73 to bring its resident death toll...

  • By Orlando Sentinel   -   Aug 3, 2020

    WATCH LIVE: GOV. DESANTIS PRESS CONFERENCE ON CORONAVIRUS

    Gov. DeSantis gives a press conference updating Florida's coronavirus situation from Fort Lauderdale scheduled for 11:30 a.m.

  • By Orlando Sentinel   -   Aug 2, 2020

    FLORIDA BREAKS RECORD FOR WEEKLY CORONAVIRUS DEATHS: 1,230 REPORTED IN ONE WEEK

    Florida posted 62 new coronavirus deaths on Sunday to bring the resident death toll to 7,084, closing out a grim week for reported...

  • By Orlando Sentinel   -   Aug 1, 2020

    FLORIDA'S CORONAVIRUS DEATH TOLL TOPS 7,000 OUT OF 480,028 INFECTIONS

    The Florida Department of Health reported 179 new coronavirus deaths to bring the state death toll for its residents to 7,022, along...

  • By Orlando Sentinel   -   Aug 1, 2020

    TOP FLORIDA PRISON OFFICIALS TEST POSITIVE FOR CORONAVIRUS

    Mark S. Inch, who leads the state Department of Corrections, has tested positive for COVID-19.

  • By Orlando Sentinel   -   Jul 31, 2020

    ORLANDO HOSPITALS REMIND PUBLIC THEY'RE NOT HURRICANE SHELTERS

    This year, hospitals have to consider how to space out sleeping and rest areas for employees who may have to hunker down during a hurricane.

    Sleep, Hospital
  • By Orlando Sentinel   -   Jul 31, 2020

    GIRL, 15, FIRST CASE OF MULTISYSTEM INFLAMMATORY SYNDROME REPORTED IN ORANGE COUNTY

    A 15-year-old Hispanic girl in Orange County has been diagnosed with multisystem inflammatory syndrome, a rare but serious complication...

  • By Orlando Sentinel   -   Jul 31, 2020

    FLORIDA SETS ANOTHER CORONAVIRUS DEATH RECORD WITH 257 REPORTED FATALITIES

    Four days has seen for morbid records as the Florida Department of Health reported another 257 coronavirus fatalities to bring the...

  • By Orlando Sentinel   -   Jul 31, 2020

    MASKS UNTIL SPRING? ORANGE RELUCTANT TO EASE UP ON COVID-19 MEASURES AS CASES TREND DOWN

    New cases of coronavirus are trending down for a fifth straight week in Orange County, an optimistic trend officials hope will continue...

    Vaccination, Face
  • By Orlando Sentinel   -   Jul 30, 2020

    ORANGE CONVENTION CENTER TESTING SITE AMONG TEMPORARILY CLOSURES AS TROPICAL STORM ISAIAS APPROACHES

    All state-run COVID-19 testing sites, including the operation at the Orange County Convention Center, will not re-open Friday because...

  • By Orlando Sentinel   -   Jul 30, 2020

    RECORD HIGH NUMBERS OF COVID-19 DEATHS WON'T END SOON, EXPERTS SAY

    The seven-day average number of deaths continues its upward trend and will continue to do so in the coming weeks, say experts who have...

  • By Orlando Sentinel   -   Jul 30, 2020

    FLORIDA REPORTS 253 NEW CORONAVIRUS DEATHS IN THIRD STRAIGHT DAILY RECORD

    Florida on Thursday reported 253 new coronavirus fatalities, the highest in one daily report and the third record day in a row. Statewide,...

  • By Orlando Sentinel   -   Jul 30, 2020

    EXHAUSTED SOUTH FLORIDA HOSPITAL WORKERS ASKING THE PUBLIC FOR HELP

    With doctors and nurses reaching breaking point, 10 South Florida health systems have banded together to ask the public for help in...

    Hospital
  • By Orlando Sentinel   -   Jul 30, 2020

    HOUSE COVID OVERSIGHT PANEL DEMANDS DOCUMENTS FROM FLORIDA, 3 OTHER STATES

    The head of a congressional coronavirus oversight panel on Wednesday demanded Florida's Gov. Ron DeSantis and three other Republican...

  • By Orlando Sentinel   -   Jul 29, 2020

    SEMINOLE AVOIDS JULY 4 COVID-19 SPIKE, BRACES FOR POTENTIAL STORM

    Seminole County officials are relieved that they never saw a dramatic rise in cases of Covid-19 after the Fourth of July weekend. However,...

    Face
  • By Orlando Sentinel   -   Jul 29, 2020

    FLORIDA, ORANGE COUNTY TO TEMPORARILY CLOSE COVID-19 TESTING SITES DUE TO POTENTIAL TROPICAL STORM

    The State of Florida and Orange County will be temporarily closing its COVID-19 testing sites as a tropical storm could hit the Sunshine...

  • By Orlando Sentinel   -   Jul 29, 2020

    CENTRAL FLORIDA COVID-19 HOSPITALIZATIONS BEGIN TO DECLINE - BUT ‘WE'RE NOT OUT OF THE WOODS'

    But doctors and public health experts caution that COVID-19 hospitalizations are nowhere close to their lowest point two months ago...

    Hospital
  • By Orlando Sentinel   -   Jul 29, 2020

    216 NEWLY REPORTED FLORIDA CORONAVIRUS DEATHS IS SECOND DAILY RECORD IN A ROW

    Florida added 9,446 coronavirus cases Wednesday to bring the statewide total to 451,423 infected. With a record 216 new virus fatalities...

  • By Orlando Sentinel   -   Jul 28, 2020

    DESANTIS SUSPENDS WORK REQUIREMENTS FOR FOOD STAMPS UNTIL SEPT. 1

    Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis ordered work requirements for food stamp recipients suspended through the end of August, officials announced...

    Food