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Sunday, April 18, 2021

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3 more local residents die of COVID-19 as Florida reports 74 more fatalities

Florida added more than 6,300 new COVID-19 cases on Saturday as 74 more people succumbed to the virus across the Sunshine State.

Study shows higher COVID-19 rate among younger people endangers elderly residents

Six more local residents have succumbed to COVID-19 as a new study showed that Florida ranked among the states with the highest Coronavirus infection rates for younger residents in 2020.

COVID-19 cases spiking across Florida as virus hits Villages Charter School again

Florida added 6,762 new COVID-19 cases and 78 more fatalities on Thursday as the deadly virus reared its head again at The Villages Charter School.

CDC indicates social distancing may be here for years to come

Dr. Gabe Mirkin writes that the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that we may need to continue social distancing and hand washing for years to come. What does this new world look like?

Florida adds more than 5,500 COVID-19 cases as local death toll revised

COVID-19 continued to plague Florida on Sunday as more than 5,500 new cases of the deadly virus were reported across the Sunshine State – with 142 of those reported in the tri-county area.

Peripheral Neuropathy is successfully being treated with an Advanced Medical Technology

Neurocare Systems is launching affordable options available to successfully treat your peripheral neuropathy.

Are eggs bad for your health?

Were eggs good for you before they were determined to be bad for you? Dr. Gabe Mirkin attempts to answer the age-old question.

Florida sees another COVID-19 spike as tri-county area tops 66,000 cases

Two more local residents have lost their battle with COVID-19 as Florida saw another day of significant increases in new cases of the virus and the tri-county area hit another milestone by surpassing 66,000 cumulative cases of the potentially deadly illness.

12 more local COVID-19 deaths as virus continues to plague Villages Charter School

Twelve more local residents have succumbed to COVID-19 as Florida continued to see a post-spring break increase in new cases and the virus reared its head at The Villages Charter School again.

One more local COVID-19 fatality as Florida tops 2.1 million cases of deadly virus

One more local resident has succumbed to COVID-19 as Florida surpassed 2.1 million cumulative cases of the virus and reported an increase Thursday of more than 7,900 new positive test results.

7 more local COVID-19 deaths as state’s positivity rate climbs after spring break

Seven more local residents have succumbed to COVID-19 as new cases of the virus continued to be reported Wednesday across Florida and the positivity rate increased – possibly because of the recent influx of spring breakers.

Florida among five states with nearly half of all new COVID-19 cases

A new study showed that Florida is among five states that comprise an overwhelming percentage of the nation’s new Coronavirus cases.

12% of federal prison COVID-19 cases reported at Coleman facility

Twelve percent of the COVID-19 cases reported in federal prisons across the United States are at the massive facility in Coleman – just a stone’s throw from some of the newest homes in The Villages.

Processed foods linked to heart attacks and colon cancer

Studies show that the more processed foods you eat, the more likely you are to suffer a heart attack or colon cancer. Dr. Gabe Mirkin has some advice on what to eat and what to avoid.

More than 4,700 new COVID-19 cases in Florida as vaccines open to all adults

Florida reported more than 4,700 new cases of COVID-19 and 22 more fatalities Sunday as the state geared up to offer vaccinations to adults of all ages.

Two more students at The Villages Charter School test positive for COVID-19

Eight more local residents have succumbed to COVID-19 as the tri-county area surpassed 65,000 cumulative cases and the virus reared its head at The Villages Charter School again.

5 more local deaths and spike in Florida cases as CDC relaxes travel guidelines

On the day when the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention loosened COVID-19 travel guidelines for those who are fully vaccinated, five more local residents lost their battle with the deadly virus and Florida reported another spike in new cases.

Florida sees significant spike in COVID-19 cases and 71 more deaths

Florida reported the biggest spike in COVID-19 cases since early March on Thursday as 71 more deaths were reported across the Sunshine State.