Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis issued a 'stay-at-home' order for the entire state to help slow the spread of COVID-19. The order will go into effect at midnight tomorrow and will last for the next 30 days, the governor announced Wednesday.
The pastor of a Tampa megachurch is facing charges after refusing to close its doors despite a "safer at home" order in effect in Hillsborough County, meant to stop the spread of COVID-19. The sheriff says up to 500 people were in attendance at Pastor Rodney Howard-Browne's Sunday services.
They said that all impacted travelers have received an email from either Carnival directly or Travel Advisor.
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis doesn't want a cruise ship where four people died and others are sick to dock in his state, saying Monday that the state does not have the capacity to treat outsiders.
The sheriff of Hillsborough County is taking advantage of the popularity around Netflix's new documentary, "Tiger King: Murder, Mayhem and Madness," and asking for any tips that can lead to information on what happened to the husband of Big Cat Rescue's CEO.
Around 1,500 greyhounds will need new homes.
Rio Giardinieri, 52, who is vice-president of a company that manufactures cooking equipment at high-end restaurants in LA and around the world, thinks he contracted COVID-19 at a conference in New York. He had a fever for five days, horrendous back pain, headache, cough, and tiredness. He was sleeping about 15 hours a day when he’s used to getting five hours a night.
"We can handle the bombs and the bullets and the blood," the chief said. "But this is an unknown virus we're not used to, that we can't see, and that's what makes our job so dangerous and so difficult."
Warehouse workers sounded alarms last week that the company is not doing enough to protect them.
A 2-year-old girl and a baby boy tested positive for COVID-19 in Broward County, reports the Miami Herald.
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis said Monday he is issuing an executive order mandating that anyone arriving on a flight from New York City and the surrounding area submit to self-quarantine for two weeks as he tries to avoid issuing a statewide shutdown similar to other states.
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis held a press conference Monday afternoon, saying he is issuing an executive order that would require mandatory 14-day self-isolation for anyone traveling to the Sunshine State from the New York City area.
During a Sunday press conference at Hard Rock Stadium, where the National Guard opened a drive-thru testing site, the director of Florida's Division of Emergency Management made a plea to the "young people" as the country and state try to curtail the spread of COVID-19.
There have now been four reported positive coronavirus cases amongst TSA officers at Orlando International Airport.
Orange County deputies have arrested a man for allegedly stealing 66 rolls of toilet paper from an Orlando hotel.
Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart, R-Fla., on Wednesday became the first member of Congress to announce that he has tested positive for coronavirus.
The known cases of COVID-19 coronavirus in Florida jumped by nearly 100 overnight, reaching 314. Forty-two of the cases are in the Tampa Bay area, but the largest concentration remains in South Florida.
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis announced tighter guidelines for the state, including closing all bars and nightclubs for 30 days. The closure begins at 5 p.m. Tuesday. The decision comes after nearly 200 people have tested positive for the novel coronavirus.
The Kennedy Space Center will continue to monitor the situation and when it is deemed safe to return, the entire facility will be cleaned and sanitized prior to re-opening.
Walt Disney World Resort in Florida suspending operations due to coronavirus concerns.