Florida’s positivity rate was about 9.7 percent Saturday, according to Johns Hopkins University.
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.
Residents who are elderly or cannot get to vaccination sites can sign up at
On average, the Florida Department of Health has reported about 5,827 infections and 55 deaths per day over the past seven days.


  1. 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.
  2. Florida added more than 1,000 coronavirus cases Monday.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. Florida recorded more than 5,000 coronavirus cases Sunday
  7. 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)
  8. 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.
  9. 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)
  10. Florida’s positivity rate was about 9.7 percent Saturday, according to Johns Hopkins University.
  11. 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.
  12. Florida’s positivity rate was about 9.6 percent Friday, according to Johns Hopkins University.
  13. This December 2020 image provided by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement shows a counterfeit N95 surgical mask.
  14. Homebound resident Robert Morris, 73, left, received a coronavirus vaccine last month from John Mikula, center, a paramedic manager with TransCare Medical Transportation Services. Morris’ wife, Nora, who was already vaccinated, watched the process in their Tampa home. Starting Sunday, Pulse Clinical Alliance will begin in-home vaccinations that will run through April 20 in Hillsborough County.
  15. Falkenburg Road jail inmate Matthew Clay, 40, receives the COVID-19 vaccine from an unidentified health care worker in this screengrab from a video released by the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office on Tuesday, the first day the agency started vaccinating inmates at its two jail facilities.
  16. House Speaker Chris Sprowls, R- Palm Harbor
  17. The entrance to the one of the vaccine rooms at the Central Pinellas vaccine site Monday. Thousands are making appointments to get shots, but unfounded claims about the vaccines and fertility are causing some women to hold off.
  18. A Florida woman whose image went viral when she coughed on a customer at a Pier 1 store last year in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic has been sentenced to 30 days in jail.
  19. The raised status announced by Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga will allow Tokyo’s governor to mandate shorter opening hours for bars and restaurants, along with punishments for violators and compensation for those who comply.
  20. Angel Boudreau, 71, and Larry Boudreau, 66, pose for a portrait outside their mobile home in Hudson on Tuesday, April 6, 2021. The Boudreaus were ticketed by a deputy in the Pasco Sheriff's Office for driving their golf car to get around, which they claim is a violation of their ADA rights.
  21. The Capitol in Tallahassee is seen following Opening Day of the Florida Legislature on March 3, 2021.
  22. In this Wednesday, March 17, 2021 file photo, morning fog blankets a cemetery in West Virginia. The number of U.S. suicides fell nearly 6 percent in 2020 amid the coronavirus pandemic — the largest annual decline in at least four decades, according to preliminary government data.
  23. Publix has moved scheduling for all Moderna vaccine appointments to Fridays, eliminating Monday registrations.