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July 13: The newest information and knowledge on the coronavirus.

Florida provides file 15,300 new instances

Florida shattered its earlier single-day file for brand new COVID-19 instances, including 15,300 new optimistic assessments, and Duval County’s demise toll rose by 5 in Sunday’s day by day report on the coronavirus pandemic.

The 5 extra deaths mark a single-day excessive for Duval County, elevating the demise toll to 81 for Duval County and 142 for Northeast Florida. | Learn extra


Instances: 269,811

Energetic hospitalizations: 7,438

Deaths: 4,242

Instances in Northeast Florida

Duval: 12,864

Clay: 1,508

St. Johns: 1,843

Nassau: 524

Baker: 162

Putnam: 738 | Learn extra

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St. Johns County academics have considerations, questions on returning to highschool

With lower than a month till college students are anticipated to return to campus, many St. Johns County academics are questioning if their lecture rooms would be the subsequent coronavirus hotspot.

Some might need underlying well being points that put them at the next danger of creating issues from the virus, or they’ve a member of the family who’s inclined. | Learn extra

State pushes support to hospitals for COVID-19 reduction

The state is monitoring the information behind file case counts for COVID-19 and responding with methods to cease the unfold in every danger group, Gov. Ron DeSantis stated at a press briefing on Saturday.

His presentation was lengthy on statistics and nuance gained in months of combating an enigmatic virus that has prompted 4,197 deaths within the state, in response to the Division of Well being. | Learn extra

Trump wears masks in public for first time throughout coronavirus pandemic

President Donald Trump wore a masks throughout a go to to a navy hospital on Saturday, the primary time the president has been seen in public with the kind of facial overlaying really helpful by well being officers as a precaution towards spreading or turning into contaminated by the novel coronavirus.

Trump flew by helicopter to Walter Reed Nationwide Army Medical Heart in suburban Washington to satisfy wounded servicemembers and well being care suppliers caring for COVID-19 sufferers. As he left the White Home, he informed reporters: “Once you’re in a hospital, particularly … I believe it’s anticipated to put on a masks.” | Learn extra

Jaguars video games at TIAA Financial institution Subject this season restricted to 25 % capability, followers required to put on masks

In compliance with state and native authorities and following CDC social distancing pointers as a result of COVID-19 disaster, the Jaguars introduced Friday they’ll have the ability to seat solely 25 % of its capability for video games at TIAA Financial institution Subject this coming season.

Followers attending the scheduled eight regular-season residence video games can be required to put on masks. | Learn extra

Four extra testing websites opening in Jacksonville as pandemic toll rises

4 new city-run coronavirus testing websites will open subsequent week, Jacksonville officers stated Friday throughout an replace on the town’s response to a pandemic that continues spreading, inflicting new hospitalizations.

The brand new facilities will assist increase the testing capability round Jacksonville to about 5,000 individuals a day, stated Jordan Elsbury, Mayor Lenny Curry’s chief of employees. | Learn extra

Jacksonville RNC prices draw questions from Metropolis Council President Hazouri

Mayor Lenny Curry’s workplace is getting questions from Metropolis Council President Tommy Hazouri about prices to taxpayers from Jacksonville internet hosting the relocated Republican Nationwide Conference subsequent month.

Hazouri outlined seven questions in a memo this week to the Mayor’s Workplace and stated he desires monetary data quickly so council members can choose sensibly any settlement they’re requested to approve. | Learn extra

Lot J testing begins with an hour wait time Sunday

Individuals in search of coronavirus screening may have a couple of hour wait at Lot J exterior TIAA Financial institution Subject in downtown Jacksonville, metropolis officers introduced Sunday morning. | Learn extra

State experiences 439 ‘major’ COVID-19 hospitalizations in Duval County

Florida’s Company for Well being Care Administration launched numbers Friday exhibiting 439 “major” COVID-19 hospitalizations for Duval County, though a number of questions remained in regards to the knowledge.

The company reported as of 6 p.m. that 6,991 individuals have been categorized underneath the heading of “Hospitalizations with Major Prognosis of COVID.” It’s not clear precisely what standards are concerned in figuring out the “major analysis” designation. | Learn extra

Report: Republican Nationwide Conference contemplating out of doors transfer to TIAA Financial institution Subject

Republican officers are contemplating the opportunity of shifting subsequent month’s Republican Nationwide Conference open air to the Jaguars’ residence at TIAA Financial institution Subject, the Washington Publish reported Thursday.

The Publish reported that celebration officers have toured each TIAA Financial institution Subject in addition to 121 Monetary Ballpark, residence of the Southern League’s Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp, throughout the previous month amid rising coronavirus counts each in Jacksonville and round Florida. | Learn extra

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Fewer donations create challenges for St. Johns County nonprofits

For organizations that fall underneath the nonprofit umbrella, demand for companies is rising whereas sources, in some instances, are lowering because the COVID-10 pandemic continues to stretch on. | Learn extra

College of Florida, Santa Fe unveil fall reopening plans

Fall semester on the College of Florida will start with extra on-line courses, obligatory masks and decreased campus housing capability in response to the surge of COVID-19, the college introduced Friday.

UF unveiled its reopening plan, titled “Our Plan Ahead,” which particulars how officers intend to renew on-campus courses and pupil life for the autumn semester. | Learn extra

Native stars set for baseball’s return amid COVID-19

For the primary time since West Nassau Excessive College graduate Howie Kendrick helped blast the Washington Nationals into the historical past books on a protracted October evening, Main League Baseball is again… virtually.

When the league lastly begins its long-delayed, shortened and drastically rearranged season, almost 20 gamers related to the First Coast are in line to affix the motion. | Learn extra

Four new long-term care deaths recorded this week in Northeast Florida

4 extra deaths in Northeast Florida long-term care amenities, together with two at one nursing residence in Jacksonville, have been reported within the Florida Division of Well being’s Friday report on the coronavirus pandemic. | Learn extra

Coronavirus saved them aside for 114 days — so a Jacksonville girl took a dishwashing job to see her husband

Twice every week Mary Daniel ties an apron round her and begins rinsing dinner dishes at a Jacksonville memory-center heart. She then stacks them in a industrial dishwasher, between mopping flooring and taking out rubbish.

At $9 an hour, it’s her dream job — a job that provides her the one alternative to be along with her husband Steve, a job that provides her the one probability to carry his hand, to observe TV with him, to get him prepared for mattress, simply as she used to do. | Learn extra

FDA expands checklist of hand sanitizers to keep away from on account of methanol danger with extra being really helpful for recall

The Meals and Drug Administration has expanded the variety of hand sanitizers to keep away from as a result of they could comprise methanol, a poisonous substance when absorbed by means of pores and skin or ingested.

The FDA now lists on a chart 59 sorts of hand sanitizer that ought to be prevented, some which have already been recalled, and different merchandise being really helpful for remembers as they could comprise the possibly deadly ingredient. | Learn extra

No wait reported at new testing websites

With heavy visitors on the Lot J coronavirus testing web site on Saturday morning, residents might need to contemplate different testing websites with little or no wait occasions. | Learn extra

Jacksonville-area hospitals limit visitation once more

Citing current spikes of COVID-19 instances, Baptist Well being, Ascension St. Vincent’s and UF Well being Jacksonville have reinstated restricted visitation insurance policies at their Northeast Florida hospitals.

However exceptions are being made for moms giving start and end-of-life sufferers, amongst others. | Learn extra

COVID-19 checkpoint visitors backup remains to be there

The e-mail bin has been full currently with questions on Florida’s obligatory COVID-19 checkpoint on the Florida weigh station on I-95 south of the Georgia border to display people coming from New York, New Jersey and Connecticut for the virus.

All of these readers have been anxious in regards to the visitors backups that may see traces of automobiles and vehicles all the best way into St. Marys, Ga., because the checkpoint works to make sure that these from up North who’ve the virus are logged in, then self-quarantined for 14 days. | Learn extra

St. Johns County companies deep clear workplaces to protect towards COVID-19

Within the throes of the financial downturn attributable to COVID-19, at the very least one trade that’s thriving is commercial-grade deep cleansing service.

To say enterprise is swift could be an understatement, in response to Michael Beebe, franchise supervisor of Restoration 1 of St. Augustine. | Learn extra

St. Johns County commissioner in ‘most crucial’ situation due to COVID-19

St. Johns County Commissioner Paul Waldron has been hospitalized and is in important situation due to the coronavirus, in response to his daughter.

Ashley Waldron Zapata shared the knowledge on Fb, which appeared on Waldron’s Fb web page on Thursday. | Learn extra

Masks mandates spark political debate in St. Johns County

Coronavirus instances have skyrocketed in St. Johns County over the previous month, and native officers have turned to masks mandates as a approach to assist cease the unfold.

However the public well being disaster has additionally spawned a political debate about forcing individuals to put on masks. | Learn extra

Florida PPP mortgage recipients: See the complete searchable checklist of who obtained them

Which Florida companies utilized for and obtained a mortgage as a part of a nationwide effort to avoid wasting small corporations throughout the coronavirus pandemic is now public data.

The U.S. authorities has launched an inventory of companies which have obtained emergency pandemic loans of $150,000 or extra. | Learn extra

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Dozens of U.S. Marines in Japan’s Okinawa get coronavirus

Dozens of U.S. Marines at two bases on the southern Japanese island of Okinawa have been contaminated with the coronavirus in what’s feared to be an enormous outbreak, Okinawa’s governor stated Saturday, demanding an ample rationalization from the U.S. navy.

Gov. Denny Tamaki stated he may say solely {that a} “few dozen” instances had been discovered just lately as a result of the U.S. navy requested that the precise determine not be launched. | Learn extra

Man in viral Florida Costco video defends himself after outburst throughout face masks argument

The person captured in a viral video that confirmed him yelling at one other buyer throughout an argument about face masks at a Florida Costco Wholesale Membership says the video doesn’t present the complete story.

Daniel Maples was recorded yelling “I really feel threatened!” and “Again up! Threaten me once more!” whereas advancing towards the individual recording the video June 27 on the Gulf Coast City Heart Costco in Fort Myers. | Learn extra

Disney World to reopen as coronavirus instances surge in Florida

“The Most Magical Place on Earth” is reopening after almost 4 months with new guidelines in place to assist stop the unfold of COVID-19.

Walt Disney World’s Magic Kingdom and Animal Kingdom are reopening Saturday, whereas Epcot and Disney’s Hollywood Studios will comply with 4 days later. | Learn extra

‘It is a miracle:’ 16-year-old Milton teen hospitalized with COVID-19 will get off ventilator

Halene O’Connell, the 16-year-old Milton woman who has been within the ICU for 12 days with COVID-19, got here off her ventilator Thursday in what household is saying is nothing wanting “a miracle.”

The teenager has been on a ventilator and in a coma since she was admitted to the hospital with extreme COVID-19 signs about two weeks in the past. | Learn extra

As coronavirus surges in Republican territory throughout U.S., so does rage over masks

Only some months in the past, it could have been troublesome to conceive of a skinny layer of protecting material throughout one’s nostril and mouth as a partisan or racially-divided accent.

However in current weeks there was no stronger image of American in-fighting within the path of the novel coronavirus than the face masks. | Learn extra

A mother’s story of untimely childbirth, coronavirus and separation

Subsequent week, Erica Whitfield will solid her vote on whether or not to ship Palm Seaside County academics and college students again to the classroom amid a pandemic.

The college board member says the selection has been something however educational. | Learn extra

First responders take extra steps to remain protected as instances surge

Because the variety of coronavirus instances throughout Palm Seaside County and the nation proceed to climb, hearth departments throughout the county are coping with optimistic assessments inside their very own staffs and taking extra restrictive measures to ensure their frontline employees stay wholesome.

Palm Seaside County Fireplace Rescue Chief Reginald Duren informed county commissioners Tuesday in regards to the challenges his first responders have been met with and precautions they’ve taken to do their jobs and stay protected, with no finish to the virus in sight. | Learn extra

‘Scared for my life’ however needing a wage: Florida academics weigh dangers of COVID-19

Christy Karwatt teaches social research, however she’s been considering extra like a math instructor the previous few days.

“I’m at an age the place I’m scared for my life,” she stated. “What good is cash in case you are sick or useless?” | Learn extra

Florida’s masks foes shrug off nationwide TV ‘bullies’ poking enjoyable at them

Cristina Gomez stated she isn’t embarrassed about being mocked on nationwide tv by Jimmy Fallon, Whoopi Goldberg, Stephen Colbert and different pundits for her acerbic, finger-waving, anti-mask rant final month on the Palm Seaside County Fee assembly heard ’around the world.

“They’re bullies searching for laughs,” the unemployed West Palm Seaside resident stated. “That’s OK. I’ve thick pores and skin.” | Learn extra

For companies, St. Augustine masks mandate causes some pushback

When the Metropolis of St. Augustine’s masks mandate got here down June 26, Erica Thompson, proprietor of Osprey Tacos, by no means imagined it may jeopardize her enterprise. However, Thompson fears, it’s doing simply that.

“We are going to ask individuals politely after they are available, are you able to simply put this on,” stated Thompson, whose taco store fingers out free masks to all prospects upon coming into the door.

“However the response from some individuals, oh, my goodness, it’s unbelievable,” she stated. “We’re shedding enterprise over this.” | Learn extra

No, that Clay County faculties waiver isn’t for college kids

The Clay County College Board voted on a legal responsibility waiver in case a soccer membership or church wished to hire out its amenities.

Now, it’s making the rounds on social media with no context and fogeys suppose it’s a safeguard in case their children contract the coronavirus. | Learn extra

Parades, close-ups with Mickey out as Disney World reopens

Neglect about up-close “meet-and-greet” periods with Mickey Mouse or Donald Duck when Walt Disney World parks reopen.

There can be no firework exhibits or parades — these would draw too many individuals collectively — and each guests and workers can be getting temperature checks after they enter. | Learn extra

St. Johns County places brakes on meals vehicles in components of Nocatee

The recognition of meals vehicles particularly with individuals attempting to socially distance has prompted some residents to ask St. Johns County officers to rethink zoning codes that prohibit the cell companies from going into residential neighborhoods

The present land growth code, nevertheless, bans cell distributors on undeveloped heaps, in driveways or on residential streets. | Learn extra

Map of coronavirus instances and deaths within the U.S.

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Coronavirus in Jacksonville: Solutions to your questions

Readers throughout the First Coast have questions in regards to the COVID-19 outbreak. Now, the Occasions-Union has some solutions. | Learn extra

Acts of kindness, good deeds, how space residents are serving to others

When occasions are powerful, Jacksonville’s individuals come by means of for one another.

Whereas it’s essential to learn the newest information about coronavirus, it’s additionally good for us to learn in regards to the good deeds, the random acts of kindness and the tales about individuals serving to these round them. These tales are positive to make you smile or encourage you on methods you give again to your group. | Learn extra

Laid off? 7 steps to take, and telephone calls to make, now

The laid-off line prepare dinner was confused and tearful as she contemplated the sudden lack of her $400-a-week job at a Lake Price Seaside restaurant.

Economists count on the crippling shutdown to place tons of of 1000’s of Floridians — and thousands and thousands of People — out of labor. Mortgage lenders and others are stepping in to supply help. | Learn extra

Stimulus verify: Calculate how a lot cash you might get

The U.S. Senate permitted a sweeping $2 trillion stimulus package deal that goals to assist individuals affected by the coronavirus pandemic.

People who find themselves nonetheless working, those that are unemployed, those that are self-employed and contractors would all profit. Companies additionally stand to get monetary help to keep away from closing down or shedding workers due to the financial impact of the pandemic. | Learn extra

FAQ: Coronavirus

Coronavirus is spreading within the U.S. This is every little thing to know, from signs to the best way to shield your self. [USA TODAY]

Anxious in regards to the coronavirus (COVID-19)? Here’s what you have to be conscious of, from signs to finest practices for avoiding the illness, together with what you need to do in the event you suspect you may have contracted coronavirus, in response to the Facilities for Illness Management and Prevention. | Learn extra

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