Florida’s positivity rate was about 10.3 percent Wednesday, according to Johns Hopkins University.
On average, the Florida Department of Health has reported about 6,420 infections and 50 deaths per day over the past seven days.
The Florida Department of Health has reported, on average, about 5,954 infections and 53 deaths per day over the past seven days
The unfounded claim is said to have originated in Europe. Doctors, medical groups and officials say there is no evidence of the shots preventing pregnancy.
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  1. A vial containing doses of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine, which was taken out of circulation Tuesday when it was reported that six women, ages 18 to 48, suffered a rare form of blood clots after receiving the drug. U.S. health officials are weighing next steps as they investigate those cases.
  2. Florida’s positivity rate was about 10.3 percent Wednesday, according to Johns Hopkins University.
  3. Scott Oburn, left, gets his COVID-19 vaccination from Laurie Haberzetle, as vehicles enter the garages for people to get vaccinated Tuesday at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
  4. Croatian police have arrested a Florida man wanted in the U.S. on fraud charges for allegedly receiving more than $7.2 million in coronavirus relief funds after concocting hundreds of nonexistent employees on loan applications.
  5. The New National Stadium, a venue for the opening and closing ceremonies at the Tokyo Olympics, is seen from Shibuya Sky observation deck in Tokyo.
  6. Early Tuesday, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced they are recommending a pause on giving the Johnson& Johnson vaccine against COVID-19.
  7. Hostess Sarah Wilson (left) welcomes Jessica Rajcula, 29, of Dunedin and Amber Catanzaro, 32, of Clearwater, at Palm Pavilion Beachside Grill & Bar, on Monday, Sept. 28, 2020 in Clearwater.
  8. Florida’s positivity rate was about 9.9 percent Tuesday, according to Johns Hopkins University.
  9. A sign informed motorists that the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine was not available Tuesday at the federal vaccination site at Tampa Greyhound Track. Officials paused administration of the vaccine after reports that six women who received the drug had experienced blood clots.
  10. A file photo shows the entrance to the Pinellas County Jail complex in Clearwater, where inmates began receiving the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine Tuesday.
  11. RN Corey Price, left, administers a second dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine to Martha Gomez, of Plant City Tuesday in Tampa. The U.S. is recommending a “pause” in administration of the single-dose Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine to investigate reports of potentially dangerous blood clots.
  12. Stephanie Marty demonstrates against a proposed ban on transgender girls and women from female sports leagues outside the South Dakota governor's mansion in Pierre, S.D. on Thursday March 11, 2021.
  13. Florida added more than 1,000 coronavirus cases Monday.
  14. Kent State University student Marz Anderson gets his Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccination Thursday from Kent State nurse Beth Krul in Kent, Ohio. U.S. colleges hoping for a return to normalcy next fall are weighing how far they should go in urging students to get the vaccine.
  15. From the left. a panel of hostess Maggie Aldana, Lourdes Quinones and Yasmin Castellano during La hora del Cafecito (The Coffee Time), a program designed to help Hispanic parents of children with autism, which began in early 2020.
  16. Florida Deputy Secretary for Health Dr. Shamarial Roberson, right, speaks to the media as Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis looks on during a news conference Monday, March 2, 2020, in Tampa.
  17. Florida recorded more than 5,000 coronavirus cases Sunday
  18. FILE - This Sept. 22, 2010 file photo shows bottles of the abortion-inducing drug RU-486 in Des Moines, Iowa. In 2021, about 40% of all abortions in the U.S. are now done through medication — rather than surgery — and that option has become all the more pivotal during the COVID-19 pandemic. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
  19. Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo has talked to more than 50 business leaders about the $2.3 trillion infrastructure package that includes corporate tax increases, She is encouraging companies to focus on the entire package instead of the tax increases.
  20. A medical worker adjusts her mask near propaganda boards showing famed Chinese medical expert Zhong Nanshan and the words "Vaccine China Made" outside vaccination center in Beijing Friday, April 9, 2021. In a rare admission of the weakness of Chinese coronavirus vaccines, the country's top disease control official says their effectiveness is low and the government is considering mixing them to give them a boost. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
  21. Florida’s positivity rate was about 9.7 percent Saturday, according to Johns Hopkins University.
  22. A member of the Philadelphia Fire Department administers the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine to a person at a vaccination site at a Salvation Army location in Philadelphia. More Black Americans say they are open to taking the coronavirus vaccine amid campaigns to overcome a shared historical distrust of science and government.
  23. Florida’s positivity rate was about 9.6 percent Friday, according to Johns Hopkins University.