Health officials in Alameda County, California, in the San Francisco Bay Area, are now reporting out approximately 25 percent less COVID-19 deaths to reflect using the State’s death reporting definition. Aligning with the State’s definition will require Alameda County to report as COVID-19 deaths only those people who died asContinue Reading

Gov. Gavin Newsom ordered 19 counties with surging coronavirus outbreaks to close indoor restaurants, wineries, movie theaters and other venues Wednesday, saying California must act to keep the pandemic from spiraling out of control. The new move also bans churches from singing and chanting, while still allowing services. “The actContinue Reading

Dr. Anthony Fauci opened up about ending the lockdown, stating that remaining closed too long could cause “irreparable damage,” said the White House’s top doctor on Friday. “We can’t stay locked down for such a considerable period of time that you might do irreparable damage and have unintended consequences, includingContinue Reading

Health Care Voter hosted the latest in its extended town hall series “Our Lives on the Line: The Hardest Hit” featuring four mayors from across the country. The discussion focused on some of the cities left behind by the Trump administration’s haphazard response to the coronavirus pandemic. Led by formerContinue Reading

On March 30, a 92-year-old female Hillsborough County resident diagnosed with COVID-19 passed away. This is the third person to die in the county while diagnosed with COVID-19. To date, Florida has reports 85 COVID-19 deaths with Palm Beach County (14) and Broward County (12) reporting the most. Statewide, theContinue Reading

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The COVID-19 death toll in Pinellas County is now at four after the Florida Department of Health released new data Saturday morning. The new deaths include an 83-year-old woman, a 64-year-old man and a 52-year-old man. Mayor Rick Kriseman tweeted Saturday that realtor Bob Barnum was among those who have died. “COVID-19 hitting closer and closer to home. BobContinue Reading

In a follow-up on the 2019 coronavirus disease (COVID-19) situation in Florida, state health officials report two individuals have died. According to the Florida Department of Health, the deceased individuals include a previously announced COVID-19 patient in Santa Rosa County and a new individual in their seventies that tested presumptiveContinue Reading