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The Florida DOH announced two fatalities from coronavirus Friday night. Photo: CDC @cdc
NPR News

Florida Health Department says Two people who Tested Positive for Coronavirus Have Died in the State


Two people who tested positive for the new coronavirus have died in Florida, marking the first deaths on the East Coast attributed to the outbreak in the U.S., health officials said Friday. Helen Aguirre Ferre, a spokeswoman for Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, confirmed the deaths on Twitter, writing the individuals were in their 70s and had traveled overseas. She promised in her tweet that updates would be provided regularly as they become available, and did not immediately respond to an email seeking comment Saturday. .@HealthyFla has announced 3 new presumptive positive Florida #COVID19 cases: 2 in Broward County that are isolated and 1 in Lee County that is deceased. A previously-announced case in Santa Rosa County is also …
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Muck pours from a pipe into a seven-acre island retention site in the Indian River Lagoon. Photo by Amy Green
Environment

Muckrakers: 40,000 Dump Trucks Of Muck Removed From Indian River Lagoon


The St. Johns River Water Management District collaborated with the Florida Department of Environmental Protection to remove more than 600,000 cubic yards of muck from the Indian River Lagoon. Muck is a result of untreated storm-water runoff, that flows into the canals and tributaries of the lagoon. It kills sea-grasses and organisms that are vital to the lagoon’s ecosystem. The state is currently working on a broader restoration plan with long-term funding sources for the entire Indian River Lagoon and its tributaries.
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