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 9 a.m. March 7. 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. The 76ers' Joel Embiid dunks the ball during a game against the Utah Jazz Wednesday in Philadelphia.
  2. Cleveland Indians third baseman Jose Ramirez fields a ground ball during a spring training baseball practice last month in Goodyear, Ariz.
  3. Leo Carney, kitchen manager at McElroy's Harbor House in Biloxi on the Mississippi Gulf Coast, said the removal of coronavirus restrictions will disproportionately impact Black residents — many of whom are essential workers.
  4. Debbie Monahan, a school nurse, pulls down Charles Robbins' sleeve after giving him his second shot of the coronavirus vaccine at Surry County High School in Dendron, Va., on Saturday. Getting the coronavirus vaccine has been a challenge for rural counties in the U.S. that lack medical facilities such as a pharmacy or a well-equipped doctor's office.
  5. In this image from video, the vote total of 50-49 on Senate passage of the COVID-19 relief bill is displayed on screen in the U.S. Senate on Saturday.
  6. Florida's positivity rate was about 6.3 percent Saturday.
  7. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer of New York leads a round of applause for support staff as he speaks before the final vote on the Senate version of the COVID-19 relief bill Saturday.
  8. Pinellas residents enter and exit the St. Petersburg Health Department in January. On Saturday, Pinellas County announced it is opening new appointments for people eligible under state rules.
  9. People crowd Rome's Via del Corso shopping street in early February, following the ease of restrictions to curb the spread of COVID-19. Europe recorded 1 million new COVID-19 cases last week, an increase of 9 percent from the previous week and ending a six-week decline.
  10. Toronto FC's Richie Laryea, left, and Toronto FC's Alejandro Pozuelo celebrates Pozuelo's goal during a November match against Inter Miami in East Hartford, Conn.

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