Abe AborayaHealth Reporter
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Abe Aboraya started writing for newspapers in High School. After graduating from the University of Central Florida in 2007, he spent a year traveling and working as a freelance reporter for the Seattle Times and the Seattle Weekly, and working for local news websites in the San Francisco Bay area. Most recently Abe worked as a reporter for the Orlando Business Journal. He comes from a family of health care workers.
Recent Stories from Abe Aboraya
Daily case counts and hospitalizations from COVID-19 are starting to trend downward in Florida.
Orange County Fire Rescue has begun vaccinating seniors living in assisted living facilities.
Jeff Licona, a 31-year-old music teacher, got the first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine last week when Orlando Health had unused doses at the end of the day. “Because they gotta give it to somebody, they don’t want to throw it away,” Licona said. “And I said OK, now I understand. And they gave me the vaccine.”
Florida Adds Nearly 15,000 Cases, UCF Starts Vaccinations, Lake County adds online appointments – Your Tuesday Update
Florida now has the third highest daily average of new COVID cases in the U.S. after Florida added 14,602 new cases Tuesday.
Overall, 287,000 Floridians have gotten the first dose of the vaccine. And about 2,000 are up to date with their vaccine – meaning no one is behind in getting their vaccine so far.
Florida added 15,193 new COVID-19 cases Tuesday, continuing a record-breaking surge of the pandemic.
Gov. Ron DeSantis is expected in Orlando Monday as an Orlando-area hospital system expands its vaccine eligibility.