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Royal Caribbean Expands COVID Testing RequirementsRoyal Caribbean is expanding its coronavirus testing requirements in US waters.
Florida Records Highest One-Day Total Of COVID CasesFlorida has reported 21,683 new cases of COVID-19, the state’s highest one-day total since the start of the pandemic, according to federal health data released Saturday.
State Senator Shevrin Jones On Gov. Ron DeSantis' Latest COVID MovesState Senator Shevrin Jones reacts to Gov. Ron DeSantis's latest moves. He says the governor has turned this into political theatrics.
Local Experts Sound Alarm On Spread Of Delta Variant: 'Choose To Be Smart!'Florida International University infectious disease expert Dr. Aileen Marty is sounding the alarm. She says we are at high risk in South Florida as the Delta variant takes a stronger hold.
Passengers Onboard Royal Caribbean Test Positive For COVID-196 Royal Caribbean passengers tested positiver for COVID-19 aboard the Adventure Of The Seas.
CDC Alarms Those To Get Vaccinated As Delta Variant Dangers RiseCBS4's Skyler Henry shares the details.
Memorial Health Care System Chief Urges Public To Get COVID VaccineAs South Florida remains under siege by the rising number of COVID cases, the Chief of Critical Care for the Memorial Healthcare System is making a plea to the public to get vaccinated and help curb the number of cases.
Florida Gov. DeSantis Doubles Down On No School Mask MandatesSaying he was protecting the rights of parents, Gov. Ron DeSantis has doubled down on his stance of no mask mandates for students in schools.
US Falling Behind Other Developed Nations In Vaccination RateSkyler Henry reports health officials say that is part of the reason why the Delta variant is spreading so quickly throughout the states.
WEB EXTRA: Biden On Vaccinations For Federal Employees, Military, Federal ContractorsPresident Biden announced that federal government employees will have to attest to their vaccination status or be tested weekly. Thursday, the president said: "In addition to providing incentives to encourage vaccination, it's time to impose requirements on key groups to make sure they're vaccinated."
WEB EXTRA: President Biden Calls On States 'To Give $100 To Anyone Who Gets Fully Vaccinated'President Biden says he is calling on all states "to give $100 to anyone who gets fully vaccinated." Thursday (7/29), the president added: "If incentives help us beat this virus, I believe we should use them."
Local Doctors Say No Proof COVID Vaccines Cause Women To Become InfertileCBS4's Jessica Vallejo spoke with two medical experts who urge women thinking about being moms to get vaccinated.
Florida Rep. Daniel Perez On Schools Mask MandatesBroward County Public Schools will require masks this new school year, while MDCPS is still mulling it over.
Broward Teacher Behind On Rent Worried With Federal Eviction Protection Expiring In Just 2 DaysCBS4's Joan Murray spoke with Jeanette Herbert.
Long Lines At Broward COVID Testing Sites As County Reinstates Mask MandateCBS4's Ted Scouten reports the mask rule applies for indoor areas of county-owned facilities.
Miami-Dade's Mayor Hopes Businesses Will Follow CDC Mask GuidelinesCBS4's Peter D'Oench has the story.
Disney To Require Masks IndoorsWalt Disney World will be requiring masks indoors starting Friday.
South Florida COVID-19 Test Sites See Long Lines As Cases SurgeIf you are going to get a test for COVID, get a water bottle or two and pack some patience. The lines are long at just about every testing site.
Businesses In Miami-Dade Adjust To CDC Mask RecommendationsCBS4's Peter D'Oench reports on what Miami-Dade businesses are planning to do after the CDC recommended people wear masks indoors.

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‘Get The Shot Today': Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried Urging Vaccinations As Florida COVID Cases SkyrocketFlorida Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried says more effort needs to be made to stop the spread of COVID.
Day After Most New Daily Cases Since Start Of Pandemic, Florida Breaks Record For COVID HospitalizationsFlorida has broken a previous record for COVID hospitalizations just a day after recording its most new daily cases since the start of the pandemic.
Florida Records Highest One-Day Total Of COVID Cases With Over 21,000Florida has reported 21,683 new cases of COVID-19, the state’s highest one-day total since the start of the pandemic, according to federal health data released Saturday.
Royal Caribbean Expands COVID Testing RequirementsRoyal Caribbean is expanding its coronavirus testing requirements in US waters.
Surge Of COVID-19 Infections For Unvaccinated People Is Only Beginning, Experts WarnWith the recent increase of Covid-19 infections and hospitalizations due to the spread of the highly transmissible Delta variant, health experts and officials expect the surge to worsen as long as large segments of the country remain unvaccinated.
Gov. DeSantis, Other Republican 2024 Prospects Target Public Health Officials With Political AttacksFlorida Gov. Ron DeSantis' warning this week of a "Faucian distopia" offered the latest glimpse at how ambitious Republicans eyeing 2024 presidential bids are increasingly targeting public health officials as they attempt to grow their national brands in front of conservative audiences.
Mask Guidance Divides Parents Heading Into New School YearWith U.S. health officials recommending that children mask up in school this fall, parents and policy makers across the nation have been plunged anew into a debate over whether face coverings should be optional or a mandate.
COVID In Florida: Cases, Positivity Rates, Deaths Rise Amid Coronavirus SurgeCoronavirus cases are surging, local officials are discussing precautions about masks and vaccines and Gov. Ron DeSantis is scrambling to protect personal choice. All of this as Florida continues to account for about one in five COVID-19 infections in the U.S.
'Biggest Tragedy Is Preventable Loss Of Life': Memorial Healthcare System Chief Urges Public To Get COVID VaccineAs South Florida remains under siege by the rising number of COVID cases, the Chief of Critical Care for the Memorial Health Care system is making a plea to the public to get vaccinated and help curb the number of cases.
Florida Emerges As Epicenter Of COVID Outbreak: 'Numbers Are Unbelievably Frightening'Florida is becoming the epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak, and Just this week, cases jumped 50 percent, with more than 110,000 new cases reported.
'Mask Up!' Local Experts Sound Alarm On Spread Of Delta Variant: 'Choose To Be Smart!'Florida International University infectious disease expert Dr. Aileen Marty is sounding the alarm. She says we are at high risk in South Florida as the Delta variant takes a stronger hold.
Hialeah Honors Doctors Jorge, Carlos Vallejo With Street RenamingThe City of Hialeah is honoring the legacy of two renowned doctors in a big way.
COVID In Florida: Disney Requiring US Employees To Be Vaccinated Against CoronavirusThe happiest place on Earth may not have very happy employees after learning The Walt Disney Company is now requiring US workers to get vaccinated against COVID-19.
Publix Employees Told To Mask Up Beginning MondayAs coronavirus cases continue to surge across the country, the Publix supermarket chain has told its employees to mask up.
Walmart Mandates Vaccines and Masks For Certain EmployeesWalmart is the latest company to require some of its employees to get COVID-19 vaccine.
CDC: Delta Variant As Contagious As ChickenpoxUniversity of Miami researchers confirm the Delta variant of COVID-19 is spreading through South Florida, along with the rest of the U.S. just as an internal document from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reveals it appears to cause more severe illness and spreads as easily as chickenpox.
Florida Health Department Moves Forward On COVID-19 'Passport' BanThe Florida Department of Health on Friday published a proposed rule that would carry out a new law allowing the state to levy $5,000 fines against businesses, government agencies and educational institutions that violate a ban on so-called COVID-19 “vaccine passports.
COVID In Florida: State Pediatrician Group Back Mask Mandates In SchoolsA statewide group of pediatricians Thursday called for “universal” use of masks in schools as the academic year gets ready to start and as Florida deals with a surge in COVID-19 cases.
Florida Not Expected To Join Biden's Plan To Pay $100 To Newly Vaccinated ResidentsFlorida is not expected to join in the Biden administration’s plan to provide $100 incentives to residents who get COVID-19 vaccinations by mid-August.
Florida's Universities Plan 'Normal' Operations Amid COVID-19 SpikeState universities are staying on track for a return to normal “pre-pandemic” operations as the fall semester approaches, while Florida grapples with a surge in COVID-19 cases.