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Archive for Friday, August 28, 2020

Your Friday Coronavirus Update: DOH Reports 89 New Deaths, Nearly 4,000 New Cases

 Florida Department of Health reports 89 deaths, nearly 4,000 new cases Matthew Peddie, WMFE The Florida Department of Health reported 89 new deaths from COVID-19 among Florida residents and 3,849 new cases Friday. Statewide, 67,578 people were tested for coronavirus the previous day, for a percent positive rate of 5.7%. More than 11,000 people have died from COVID-19 in Florida since the start of the pandemic, including 10,957 Florida residents and 142 non-residents. Orange County has reported more than 35,000 cases and 370 deaths from COVID-19. Here’s a roundup of stories you may have missed: Orange County Schools Will Get More Rapid Coronavirus Tests By Next Week Danielle Prieur, WMFE Orange County Public Schools will get 1,000 rapid tests ...
Published in Central Florida News, Health

7 Takeaways From The Republican National Convention

It's going to be a nasty post-Labor Day sprint to Election Day, as both parties argue that the soul of America is at stake. For Republicans, it's all about trying to stick the culture war to Biden.
Published in NPR News