Gov. Ron DeSantis said this week that it could prove helpful to test certain international travelers for COVID-19 as testing improves and becomes more widely available. In making the statement during a visit to Miami Beach on Wednesday, DeSantis pointed to recent issues involving cruise ship passengers who had the virus, as he expressed interest […]
The number of coronavirus cases in Florida is quickly approaching the 17,000 mark. According to the Department of Health, there are 16,826 total cases of COVID-19 in our state as of Thursday evening. At least 371 Florida residents have died from COVID-19. Current Positive Cases in Florida Palm Beach County: 1,333 cases -75 deaths -676 […]
A Florida man is facing an aggravated assault charge, after authorities say he intentionally coughed on a cashier. The store worker told deputies that 49-year-old Christopher Canfora, of DeBary, had complained just before the incident that he felt that social distancing precautions for the coronavirus pandemic are “getting out of hand.” She added that Canfora […]
In an ongoing effort to make shopping safer during the coronavirus pandemic, Publix has announced another new feature. The Lakeland-based supermarket chain is now offering what it calls “touch-free checkout.” Publix’s app now allows customers to add their payment information and hold up the phone to pay. Check out touch-free. Pay with the Publix app […]
Easter eggs typically bring joy, especially to children. However, one Florida woman had quite a different idea for their use. The Flagler County Sheriff’s Office says it has arrested 42-year-old Abril Cestoni on 11 counts of distributing obscene material. According to deputies, she put pornographic images in the Easter eggs, drove around town and placed […]
The number of deaths linked to the novel coronavirus continue to increase nationwide. Especially in New York. According to the state report, the number of deaths due to coronavirus increased by 799 in the state of New York on Thursday, marking the third straight day of record COVID-19 deaths in the state. The death toll […]
A Georgia bar owner was struggling to pay her employees, and she decided to take down the dollar bills that her customers at The Sand Bar on Tybee Island have been stapling on the walls and ceilings for years. Jennifer Knox says it took three-and-a-half-days to remove all the money. She ended up taking down a […]
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis meets with education leaders in Tallahassee to discuss education and coronavirus.