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 10 p.m. July 18. The U.S. and Florida totals are updated 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. House Minority Whip Steve Scalise, R-La., joined by House Republican Conference Chair Elise Stefanik, R-N.Y., left, and members of the GOP Doctors Caucus, speaks during a news conference about the Delta variant of COVID-19 and the origin of the virus, at the Capitol in Washington, Thursday, July 22, 2021.
  2. Jennifer Loyless, holds her daughter, Avery, 12, as she prepares to receive a COVID-19 vaccine at a mobile site in West Palm Beach on May 14.
  3. Jahnitza Debbs, 22, has her vitals checked by Tiffany Vasey, a nurse practitioner with TeamHealth, before receiving a monoclonal antibody treatment for COVID-19 at Tampa General Hospital’s Global Emerging Diseases Institute on July 22.
  4. The Olympic flame burns during the opening ceremony in the Olympic Stadium at the 2020 Summer Olympics Friday in Tokyo.
  5. First lady Jill Biden talks with Dequitia Parker while she receives a COVID-19 vaccination by Nurse Lydia Passmore during a June 24 vaccination event Amalie Arena in Tampa.
  6. In this March 27, 2020 photo, William Samuels delivers caskets to the Gerard Neufeld Funeral Home during the coronavirus pandemic in the Queens borough of New York. A report by the National Center for Health Statistics released Wednesday found that average life expectancy in the United States dropped a staggering 1.5 years during 2020, a year when the coronavirus claimed more than 377,000 lives.
  7. Toshiro Muto, CEO of the Tokyo 2020 organizing committee, pictured at left in this May file photo,  left the door open on canceling the games the during a news conference Tuesday.
  8. Smoke billows off the Jose Gasparilla pirate ship as it carries members of Ye Mystic Krewe of Gasparilla along Seddon Channel for the 2020 parade in Tampa. After canceling Tampa’s signature event this year because of COVID-19 concerns, the Gasparilla parades will sail on in January of 2022, with advance tickets going on sale this week.
  9. Anthony Fauci, shown speaking in May 2021.

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