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US surpasses 10 million coronavirus cases

The U.S. on Monday surpassed 10 million confirmed coronavirus cases, marking yet another grim milestone as the nation grapples with a sustained surge, especially in the Midwest. The nation has seen more than 1 million new cases in just 10 days, continuing a trend of more than 100,000 cases reported per day. Meanwhile, Johns Hopkins University also reported more than 50.5 […]

Spike in coronavirus cases in Southwest Florida following larger nationwide trend

COVID-19 cases are on the rise in 35 states. In Southwest Florida, we are also seeing more positive cases. Experts say large family gatherings and mixed messages may be to blame. Governor Ron Desantis says the worst of the pandemic is behind us and says that planning your holiday gatherings is safe and encouraged. Dr. Anthony […]

The Latest: New US virus cases top 83,700 for 2nd day in row

A day after the U.S. set a daily record for new confirmed coronavirus infections, it came very close to doing it again. Data published by Johns Hopkins University shows that 83,718 new cases in the U.S. were reported Saturday, nearly matching the 83,757 infections reported Friday. Before that, the most cases reported in the United […]

Florida sees rise in COVID-19 cases a day after data delay

The Florida government reported an increase in confirmed cases of COVID-19 a day after not releasing virus data citing a problem with a private laboratory. The Florida Department of Health tallied Sunday 3,700 new known cases, the highest daily caseload since late August. On Saturday, there were 1,790 new confirmed cases. The state also reported […]

Lee Health CEO says hospitalizations due to COVID-19 are on the decline

People are taking the coronavirus seriously, and Lee Health says all that seriousness is showing. Lee Health says they focused on the tests that were performed and reported the same day to get a better understanding of how the virus is spreading throughout the county. They found that over the past 4 to 5 days […]

Only two US states are reporting a decline in new coronavirus cases

Only two US states are reporting a decline in new coronavirus cases compared to last week: Connecticut and Rhode Island. A rise was reported in a staggering 36 states, including Florida, which some experts have cautioned could be the next epicenter for infections. Officials there and across the US are also warning of an increase in cases […]

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Visiting the beach this summer? Here are some safety tips from the CDC

Americans have never been more ready to get out of the house and bask in the sun. Warm-weather beach destinations are the most popular vacation searches, with Florida – particularly Key West – Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, and San Diego among the top considerations. According to Tripadvisor, 50% of travelers are looking to book a […]