Local News Headlines 5-29-20

We had a bump in the number of confirmed Covid-19 cases in the County yesterday – Highlands County has now registered 119 confirmed cases of the virus, an increase of five in one day after a few days steady at 114. No more death reports here in town – eight persons locally have died from

News Update 5/28/20

The newest numbers by the Florida Department of Health show Highlands County has registered no additional cases of Coronavirus. However, 17 additional negative tests have been recorded. Highlands total still stands at 114 positive tests. Of the 3,878 tests administered over the past couple of months here, 3,758 have come back negative. There have been

News Update for 5/26/20

New numbers by the Florida Department of Health now show Highlands County has registered no additional cases of Coronavirus. However, 32 new negative tests have been recorded. Highlands total still stands at 114. Of the 3,861 tests administered over the past couple of months here, 3,741 have come back negative. There have been 36 people

News Update for 5/25/20

New numbers by the Florida Department of Health over the weekend show Highlands County has recorded another couple of cases of Coronavirus. Highlands total now stands at 113. Of the 3,743 tests administered over the past couple of months here, 3,625 have come back negative. Still, there have been 36 people listed as hospitalized at

News Update for 5/21/20

The Florida Department of Health for Highlands County has released their daily report. It showw three new cases of Coronavirus and 624 new negative tests here. Of the 3,552 tests administered so far, 3,437 have come back negative with 110 positives. Currently, there have been 36 people listed as hospitalized at some point during their

News Update for 5/20/20

Corona virus numbers just released by the Florida Department of Health show no new cases of Coronavirus but 312 new negative tests in Highlands County. Of the 2,922 tests administered so far, 2,813 have come back negative with 107 positives. Currently, there have been 36 people listed as hospitalized at some point during their illness.

News Update for 5/19/20

Corona virus numbers from the Florida Department of Health this morning showed four new cases of Coronivirus and 147 new negative cases here. Of the 2,610 tests administered so far, 2,501 have come back negative with 104 positives. Currently, there have been 37 people hospitalized at some point during their illness and eight fatalities have

News Update for 5/18/20

Officials of the Florida Department of Health say numbers this morning show no new cases of Coronivirus here – but a number of new negative cases, Of the 2,460 tests administered so far, 2,354 have come back negative and 104 have registered positive. They do not say to what extent the illnesses have been. That

News Update for 5/14/20

New numbers released by the Florida Department of Health this morning indicate three new cases of the Corona virus here. There were, however, 52 more negative tests reported. So far, 2,191 tests have been conducted locally. There have been 2,087 negatives and now 103 positive cases. In all, 33 people have been hospitalized at some

News Update for 5/13/20

New numbers released by the Florida Department of Health this morning indicate one new case of the Corona virus here. There were, however, 76 more negative tests reported. So far, 2,136 tests have been conducted locally. There have been 2,035 negatives and now 100 positive cases. In all, 33 people have been hospitalized at some