News Update for 5/12/20

New numbers released by the Florida Department of Health this morning show no new cases of the Corona virus here, and more than 50 negative tests. So far, 2,059 tests have been conducted locally. There have been 1,959 negatives and 99 positive cases. In all, 33 people have been hospitalized at some point during their

News Update for 5/11/20

New numbers released by the Florida Department of Health show one new case of the Corona virus here, and more than 300 negative tests. So far, 2,007 tests have been conducted locally. There have been 1,907 negatives and 99 positive cases. In all, 33 people have been hospitalized at some point during their illness and

News Update for 5/11/20

More tests for the Coronavirus have been administered in Highlands County. Officials of the Florida Department of Health say there now have been three new positive cases of the virus and 39 new negative tests. Since records started being kept, 93 people in Highlands County have tested positive for the virus with 1,516 testing negative.

News Update for 5/6/20

Florida Department of Health officials have revised their numbers for the Corona virus in Highlands County. There now are 87 positive cases and some 95 new negatives. Since statistics started being kept, Highlands has registered 1,311 negative cases. In all, 1,406 tests have been administered to date. Some 30 people have been hospitalized at some

News Update for 5/6/20

Florida Department of Health officials have released the latest numbers for the Corona virus. As of this morning, Highlands has one new positive and more than 30 new negatives. Since statistics started being kept, Highlands Has registered 88 positive cases and 1,275 negative cases. In all, 1,369 tests have been administered so far. Some 30

News Update for 5/5/20

As testing for the Corona Virus continues in Highlands County, positive and negative cases change. There is one new positive case, putting Highlands at 88 cases of the virus here. Of the 1,369 tests so far, 1,275 have come back negative – meaning now the rate of those without the virus is 93.6 percent of

News Update for 5/4/20

With more testing going on here in Highlands County, positives for the Corona virus have increased. The number has increased by by six over the weekend. Since numbers started being kept nearly two months ago, there have been 87 positive cases of the disease registered locally. The negatives also have increased. Of the 1,312 tests

News Update for 4/30/20

It appears Highlands County has hit another plateau. The number of positive cases of the Corona virus locally remains at 81 for the third straight day. There also are no new hospitalizations to report. Some 28 people have been hospitalized at some point during their illness here. Seven deaths have been attached to the Corona

News Update for 4/29/20

As things slow down from the Corona Virus infestation, officials from the Florida Department of Health have announced that they now will have only one afternoon update per day. Highlands County yesterday increased an additional case of the Corona. There now have been 81 cases of the virus here since numbers started to be tallied.

News Updat for 4/28/20

As things slow down from the Corona Virus infestation, officials from the Florida Department of Health have announced that they now will have only one update per day. The morning update indicates Highlands County increased an additional case of the Corona. There now have been 81 cases of the virus here since numbers started to