Saturday, April 4, 2020

Florida coronavirus update: More than 100 deaths

BY TONY MARRERO TAMPA BAY TIMES/TNS Florida’s coronavirus death toll reached the triple digits Wednesday, surpassing 100. The number of cases statewide increased by more than...

DeSantis to issue 30-day stay-home order for Florida

BY ORLANDO SENTINEL/TNS Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis finally relented and is ordering residents to stay at home beginning at midnight Thursday. Florida had been the only...

Who qualifies for the coronavirus stimulus payments?

LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS Congress has passed, and President Trump has signed, a $2-trillion economic stimulus package — the largest of its kind — designed to...

WHY WE HOARD

FEAR IS AT THE ROOT OF PANIC-BUYING, PSYCHOLOGISTS SAY BY JOHN WILKENS THE SAN DIEGO UNION-TRIBUNE/TNS Selfish. Stupid. They’ve been called all sorts of things, the people...

Some dating tips during the time of coronavirus

BY GRACE DICKINSON PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER/TNS Ghosted, catfished … COVID-19’d? Like virtually every other part of life, the coronavirus has flipped the world of dating upside down. Should...

READ US ON THE NET

It may become difficult to get a ‘hard copy’ of the Florida Courier or the Daytona Times due to the disruption caused by the...

Beaches remained packed despite virus threats

NOT HEEDING THE WARNINGS Despite the threat of the coronavirus and the governor’s warnings to stay off Florida beaches, spring breakers and others still flocked...

Dems, DeSantis square off on ‘shelter in place’

BY DARA KAM NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – Gov. Ron DeSantis has shut down bars and restaurants, cut off visitation at nursing homes and prisons...

A primer on PPEs, N95 masks and ventilators

BY JONATHON BERLIN, KORI RUMORE AND CHAD YODER CHICAGO TRIBUNE /TNS As hospitals and medical workers across the country man the front lines in the battle to control...

New weekly jobless claims soar to 3.3 million amid virus outbreak

BY DON LEE LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS WASHINGTON — The number of Americans applying for jobless benefits soared to unprecedented levels last week as new government data...