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Another defeat for DeSantis over felon voting — Governor: White House hasn’t called for stay-at-home order — Simpson’s office pushed insurance legislation — Rubio’s list

By GARY FINEOUT and MATT DIXON  04/01/2020 07:00 AM EDT Hello and welcome to Wednesday. The daily rundown — Between Monday night and Tuesday night, the number of coronavirus cases in Florida increased 18 percent, to 6,741; hospitalizations went up nearly 19.9 percent, to 857; and deaths rose 19.7 to …

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Caribbean braces for more Covid-19 cases

Stephen Wright Steady rise: this graphic shows the most recent statistics on the Covid-19 pandemic in the Caribbean (Graphic created by Christina White) Related Stories The Caribbean, as well as Bermuda, is facing a new reality of social distancing and restrictions on movement as they battle their fears during the …

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St Kitts and Nevis Shuts Borders in Measure Against Coronavirus

  The twin-island federation of St Kitts and Nevis is the latest Caribbean country to implement aggressive measures to stop the spread of the novel coronavirus.  St Kitts and Nevis, which just confirmed its first cases of coronavirus, said it was closing its borders until April 7 “to protect our …

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Second man dies from coronavirus after going to famous Miami Beach Winter Party as Florida cases surge to

A SECOND man has died from the coronavirus after going to the Miami Beach Winter Party. Ron Rich passed away over the weekend after attending the famous beach party in March and his death comes as the number of Covid-19 cases in Florida hit nearly 7000. ⚠️ Read our coronavirus …

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St Kitts and Nevis Declares State of Emergency to Fight Coronavirus

  St Kitts and Nevis has ramped up its efforts against the novel coronavirus with the imposition of a State of Emergency in the twin-island federation.  The declaration imposes a curfew for all citizens between 7PM and 5 AM every day for the next 14 days.  St Kitts and Nevis’ …

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CNW90: April 1, 2020

With a look at some of the top stories making the news today, April 1, across your Caribbean-American community in South Florida, I’m…for CNW 90. Coming up in the newscast, Florida governor orders residents of four major counties to stay home till mid-April, Palm Beach County begins COVID-19, testing and …

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Cruise Lines Roll Out Virtual Content During Coronavirus Shutdown

(10:15 a.m. EST) — As the world continues to find unique ways to work around the restrictions imposed by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, cruise lines are providing a break from the stress and worry that many people might be feeling by introducing their own virtual cruise content, accessible from the …

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Coronavirus live updates: U.S. sees biggest jump in confirmed cases, 26,400 in a day

To keep our community informed of the most urgent coronavirus news, The San Francisco Chronicle’s critical updates are free to read. Ongoing coverage is available to subscribers. Subscribe now for full access and to support our work. Total coronavirus cases: 8,384 in California, including 2,372 in the Bay Area. 189,500 …

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LIST: Nassau County changes for COVID-19

NASSAU COUNTY, Fla. – The Nassau County Board of Commissioners on Wednesday enacted a state of emergency in response to the coronavirus pandemic, activating the Emergency Operation Center. The state of emergency allows officials to quickly access resources to help manage the crisis until things return to normal. It also …

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