Florida

Man Arrested After Spitting on Boy and Saying ‘You Now Have Coronavirus’

A Florida man was arrested after spitting on a boy who refused to remove his face mask. The arrest report described the 47-year-old man as being intoxicated and without shoes.
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Couple Raises $20,000 to Buy Face Masks for Their Community

A couple in St. Petersburg, Florida, spent $20,000 on masks for their community. A married couple wanted to help out their neighborhood during the coronavirus pandemic.
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Man Used PPP Small Business Loans to Buy Lamborghini: DOJ

A Miami man has been accused by the DOJ of spending part of his Paycheck Protection Program loan on a Lamborghini and having $3.4 million in his bank accounts.
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Florida Surpasses New York in Total Coronavirus Cases

Florida surpassed New York state on Saturday in its total number of coronavirus cases. The Sunshine State added 12,199 cases Saturday, bringing its total to 414,511.
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Universal Orlando Cancels Halloween Horror Nights For 2020

Due to the restrictions imposed by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Universal Orlando Resort and Universal Hollywood Studios announced that Halloween Horror Nights will be canceled in 2020. Read the statement now.
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Orlando Is Getting a Floating Cinema With Socially Distanced Boats

Drive-ins are experiencing a complete revival right now in the midst of a pandemic. Orlando, Florida is getting a floating boat ‘drive-in’ theater.
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Miami Has Become the ‘Epicenter of the Pandemic,’ Expert Says

On Tuesday, Florida reported another 9,194 new cases of COVID-19, and a record number of deaths with 132. Now a top leading medical expert is warning the ongoing spread of the novel virus is putting South Florida in a dire situation.
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Walt Disney World Requires Mask With 'Ear Loops' Or Ties

Many changes are expected at Walt Disney World when the park gates reopen on July 11, 2020. The Disney park is requiring face masks with ‘ear loops’ or ties.
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Florida Schools Ordered to Reopen Next Month Amid Rise in COVID-19

Despite a spike in coronavirus cases, Florida schools will reopen for in-person teaching next month. Florida Education Commissioner Richard Corcoran issued the order mandating their reopening to students.
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Florida Shatters Single-Day Record for New Coronavirus Cases

Florida surpassed its record for coronavirus cases over the holiday weekend, reporting over 11,000 new cases of COVID-19 on Independence Day.
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