Florida officials accused of prioritizing wealthy seniors for coronavirus vaccines

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis and state health officials came under deeper scrutiny amid revelations that seniors in a wealthy enclave in Key Largo received hundreds of life-saving coronavirus vaccinations as … Read More

A good defence is a strong offence when it comes to COVID-19, Tam says ahead of Super Bowl

Does Canada have what it takes to see the coronavirus pandemic through to the end zone? Dr. Theresa Tam certainly thinks so. Ahead of this weekend’s Super Bowl Sunday, Canada’s … Read More

‘I made mistakes’: Man changes mind on wearing a mask after COVID-19 hospitalization

Chuck Stacey rarely ever wore a mask living in Inlet Beach, Fla. Then he was diagnosed with the novel coronavirus. Since then, he said his health has rapidly deteriorated. After … Read More

New York, Florida to punish hospitals not dispensing coronavirus vaccines quickly enough

More than two-thirds of the 15 million coronavirus vaccines shipped within the United States have so far gone unused, U.S. health officials said on Monday, as the governors of New … Read More

Some older Canadians decide to spend winter in Florida despite coronavirus pandemic

Now that they’re safely back in Florida, Rose and Perry Cohen are looking forward to one of the joys of retirement: an extended lunch with friends. Extended, at least, in … Read More

Florida lifts coronavirus restrictions despite resurgence in cases

As the summer coronavirus spike in Sunbelt states subsides, Florida has gone the furthest in lifting restrictions, especially on restaurants where the burden of ensuring safety has shifted to business … Read More

Florida surpasses 500K coronavirus cases as testing resumes after tropical storm

Florida surpassed 500,000 coronavirus cases Wednesday as testing ramped up following a temporary shutdown of some sites because of Tropical Storm Isaias, state officials said. A long line of cars … Read More

‘All the makings of a disaster’: How Florida became a coronavirus epicentre

Novel coronavirus cases continue to surge in the United States, but Florida has been hit particularly hard, often reporting around 10,000 cases per day over the last week. On Wednesday … Read More

Florida has so far seen more than 5,000 coronavirus deaths, nearly 350K cases

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — As novel coronavirus cases skyrocket, daily life is looking very different in the Sunshine State, where many popular beaches are shuttered, residents and tourists can be … Read More

Trump promises to control coronavirus spread as Florida cases surge over 5th straight day

Florida reported over 12,000 new cases of COVID-19 on Sunday, the fifth day in a row the state has announced over 10,000 new infections, even as U.S. President Donald Trump … Read More

Florida teen met friends against family’s wishes. Now dad has COVID-19, fighting for his life

For weeks, Michelle Zymet pleaded with her stepson to avoid going out with friends and to always wear a mask. “It’s just not the time,” the Florida woman says she … Read More

Republicans to limit national convention crowd as coronavirus overwhelms Florida

U.S. President Donald Trump’s plans for a grand convention keep shrinking. The Republican National Committee announced Thursday that it is sharply restricting attendance on three of the four nights of … Read More

As Florida’s coronavirus cases surge, some ⁠— including ‘grim reaper’ ⁠— want masks mandated

He’s a lawyer in a northern Florida beach town but the world, staring down a global pandemic over the novel coronavirus, knows him as the Florida grim reaper.  Daniel Uhlfelder … Read More

As Florida’s coronavirus cases surge, some — including ‘grim reaper’ — want masks mandated

He’s a lawyer in a northern Florida beach town but the world, staring down a global pandemic over the novel coronavirus, knows him as the Florida grim reaper.  Daniel Uhlfelder … Read More

Florida sets new record, adds 15,000 coronavirus cases in one day

Florida reported a record increase of more than 15,000 new cases of COVID-19 in 24 hours on Sunday, a day after Walt Disney World in Orlando reopened and anti-mask activists … Read More

Florida adds over 11,000 coronavirus cases in a single day

Florida’s confirmed coronavirus cases rose by a record 11,458 on Saturday, the state’s health department said, the second time in three days that its caseload increased by more than 10,000. … Read More

Canadians living in U.S. hunker down as coronavirus cases surge

With COVID-19 cases surging in the United States, Canadians living in the country are hunkering down and find themselves thinking a bit more about home these days. Some people who … Read More

For 3rd day in a row, U.S. coronavirus cases surge by more than 40,000

California on Sunday ordered some bars to close as that state and a dozen others face the worst surge in coronavirus cases since the start of the pandemic. Governor Gavin … Read More

Trump’s Mar-a-Lago club in Florida partially reopens after coronavirus lockdown

U.S. President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago club will partially reopen to members this weekend as South Florida slowly reopens from the coronavirus lockdown. An email sent Thursday to members says the … Read More

Americans slowly emerge from coronavirus lockdown as states ease restrictions

Americans in about half of U.S. states, led by Texas and Georgia, began emerging on Friday from home confinement while California and New York held fast to business closures and … Read More

Prince Edward Island successful in slowing growth of coronavirus cases

CHARLOTTETOWN – Canada’s smallest province finds itself in an enviable position during the COVID-19 pandemic, with just 26 people who have tested positive since the outbreak began, and 23 of … Read More