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.

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Last updated 2:15 p.m. May 10. The Florida total includes in-state residents and non-residents who tested positive while visiting the state. Source: Johns Hopkins and Florida Department of Health

  1. 15 minutes ago• Entertainment
    Brandi Carlile performed at the last Gasparilla Music Festival on March 7, 2020.
  2. Florida recorded more than 2,000 coronavirus cases Monday
  3. Bill Maher from HBO's "Real Time With Bill Maher" will perform at Ruth Eckerd Hall in June.
  4. Florida added more than 3,000 coronavirus cases on Sunday.
  5. Florida’s positivity rate was about 7.3 percent Saturday, according to Johns Hopkins University.
  6. Florida’s positivity rate was about 7.6 percent Friday, according to Johns Hopkins University.
  7. A guest has her temperature checked before entering SeaWorld as it reopens with new safety measures in place because of the coronavirus pandemic, Thursday, June 11, 2020, in Orlando, Fla. The park had been closed since mid-March to stop the spread of the new coronavirus. (AP Photo/John Raoux)
  8. Florida Supreme Court Chief Justice Charles Canady amended orders on Thursday so that masks, temperature checks and health screenings will no longer be required to enter state court buildings.
  9. Sidewalk seating rules in St. Petersburg that were relaxed last year in response to the pandemic to allow businesses to seat more patrons safely are in jeopardy. City officials are trying to codify the changes to make the rules more permanent.
  10. Florida’s positivity rate was about 7.9 percent Thursday, according to Johns Hopkins University.

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