Coronavirus

State Officials Announce Review into Accuracy of COVID-19 Death Reports

UPDATE: The Florida Department of Health on Wednesday evening confirmed another of 2,145 cases of COVID-19, as well as 105 more resident deaths. ——————————————————————————- ORIGINAL STORY: A concern raised by quite a few people during the course of the pandemic is now at the forefront for state officials. Florida’s Department of Health, which has attributed […]

Tri-Rail Expands Schedule, Brightline Service Still Suspended

Tri-Rail will increase service to 46 weekday and 28 weekend trains, starting Monday, October 19, 2020. This is the fourth schedule adjustment since the agency modified the train schedule due to the pandemic. Click here for updated schedule. Or call 1-800-TriRail… 🚨 Tri-Rail will increase service starting Monday, October 19, 2020! Trains will be running […]

Kamala Harris Pulled off Campaign Trail after Staffers Test Positive for Virus

Democratic vice presidential nominee Kamala Harris has been yanked off the campaign trail until Monday after two members of her traveling party tested positive for the coronavirus. A statement from the Biden-Harris campaign said the move is being made out of an abundance of caution and Harris does not have the virus. Both she and […]

CNN’s Wolf Blitzer Dares to Challenge Speaker Nancy Pelosi, bad idea

CNN’s Wolf Blitzer challenges House Speaker Nancy Pelosi about why she has not accepted President Donald Trump’s roughly $1.8 trillion coronavirus stimulus offer. He told Pelosi that Americans are starving and waiting in food lines.  Adding, “They really need the money now.”  To which Pelosi retorted, “Do you feed them?” It goes downhill from there. […]

NYT: Pandemic To End ‘Far Sooner’ Than Expected, Trump Efforts ‘Working With Remarkable Efficiency’

This is a must read…The New York Times reports positive news about the coronavirus and the President’s handling of the pandemic. The New York Times cites experts who say they have “genuine confidence” that the coronavirus pandemic will end “far sooner” than originally expected and that President Donald Trump’s Operation Warp Speed — the administration’s […]

Broward Schools Begin Staggered Reopening Today

UPDATE: Schools reopen today in Broward County with a staggered start, despite being the last county in the state to get kids back in the classroom teachers says they could still have used more time and would have preferred the reopening be pushed back to October 16th. Teachers returned to their classrooms yesterday to prep […]

President and First Lady test Positive for COVID-19

President Trump has cancelled his in-person schedule and will quarantine in the White House after he and the First Lady Melania Trump tested positive for the coronavirus over night. The president is reportedly experiencing “mild symptoms” and  will continue to carry out the duties of his office from the White House. The president tweeted that […]

PBC Allows Full Capacity for All Businesses; Fight Over School Reopenings Continues

Days after moving into phase 3 of Gov. Ron DeSantis’ reopening plan, Palm Beach County just took another step. According to a report from WPBF-TV, County Mayor Dave Kerner has now allowed all businesses to operate at 100 percent capacity for the first time in months. The change, which is explained in Emergency Order 2020-028, became effective […]

Park Chair: California’s Refusal to Reopen Forces Disney to Lay off Thousands of Workers

The coronavirus pandemic is now affecting the Mouse theme parks.  Disney is now laying off 28 thousand workers at its theme parks in California and Florida. In a statement, the chairman of Disney’s Parks Experiences and Products placing part of the blame on California stating layoffs have been exasperated in California by the state’s unwillingness […]

Local Restaurants to Expand Hours Friday, Bars to Reopen; DeSantis Considers Changes

Restaurants in Palm Beach County can return to their normal hours of operation beginning Friday, and bars here will reopen October 5. However, they must still adhere to the 50 percent capacity restriction for the time being. County Mayor Dave Kerner made the announcement late Thursday afternoon. It comes just hours after Gov. Ron DeSantis said […]