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Coronavirus in Florida

As the COVID-19 pandemic stretches into its second year, read the latest on the coronavirus, its variants and the vaccines as well as helpful tips from safety to economic relief and more.

U.S. total
Cases
45,364,557
Deaths
734,889
Florida total
Cases
3,635,126
Deaths
58,803

Last updated 6:16 p.m. Oct. 22. Florida totals are updated weekly on Fridays. State totals include in-state residents and non-residents who tested positive while visiting the state. Source: Johns Hopkins and Florida Department of Health

  1. Doses of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine sit on a table before the start of a vaccination clinic as part of an outreach initiative by Henry Ford Health System at the Islamic Center of America in Dearborn on March 8, 2021.
  2. Since the 1970s, visitors have come to see the manatees that gather in the winter at Tampa Electric's Big Bend Power Station. The viewing center, which closed last season because of COVID-19, will reopen Nov. 1.
  3. Moderna said Monday that a low dose of its COVID-19 vaccine is safe and appears to work in 6- to 11-year-olds. It is the second U.S. vaccine aimed at eventually being offered to children.
  4. This Jan. 5 photo shows a vial of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine at a pop-up vaccine clinic in Salt Lake City. U.S. regulators expect to rule Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2021 on authorizing booster doses of the Moderna and Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccines, a Food and Drug Administration official said at a government meeting.
  5. This October 2021 photo provided by Pfizer shows kid-size doses of its COVID-19 vaccine in Puurs, Belgium. The vaccine appear safe and nearly 91% effective at preventing symptomatic infections in 5- to 11-year-olds, according to study details released Friday, Oct. 22, as the U.S. considers opening vaccinations to that age group.
  6. Florida's weekly coronavirus numbers.
  7. A county news release described Giovanni Ciancio as a "courageous and honorable firefighter."
  8. Mohammad Hossain, left, USF Ph.D. student, and Arash Takshi, associate professor with the Department of Electrical Engineering at the University of South Florida, each hold a glass slide with a prototype sensor they are hoping to use to be able to detect COVID-19 or other pathogens.
  9. The Pfizer logo is on display at the company's headquarters in New York. Kid-size doses of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine appear safe and nearly 91 percent effective at preventing symptomatic infections in 5- to 11-year-olds, according to study details released Friday.
  10. In this March 6 photo, boxes containing the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine sit next to vials in the pharmacy of National Jewish Hospital for distribution, in east Denver.  U.S. regulators have signed off on extending COVID-19 boosters to Americans who got the Moderna or Johnson & Johnson vaccine and said anyone eligible for an extra dose can get a brand different from the one they received initially.

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