Gainesville and other towns across Florida are putting proactive measures in place to quell the spread of COVID-19. Disruptions to school, work, and major public gatherings are already manifesting and it’s important to stay up to date on what’s happening in the Gainesville, FL community.

Stay up to date and informed with our resources: Breaking public health news, information on your local Florida hospitals and healthcare facilities, information from the Florida Public Health Department, and Twitter updates from Florida government officials. Continue to visit our website for the latest updates.

Florida COVID-19 Cases

Florida New Coronavirus Cases:
Florida Total Coronavirus Cases: 7,601,589
Florida New Coronavirus Deaths:
Florida Total Coronavirus Deaths: 88,695
U.S. New Coronavirus Cases: 1,648
U.S. Total Coronavirus Cases: 107,184,620
U.S. New Coronavirus Deaths: 8
U.S. Total Coronavirus Deaths: 1,166,662
Last updated June 10, 2023
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Coronavirus News for Gainesville

‘It’s a start’: Gainesville drag community celebrates temporary lift on Florida ban of children at shows

Ethan Garrepy began doing drag with a $10 Target face paint palette, an old Halloween wig and a lot of time on their hands during the COVID-19 ... Gainesville’s flourishing drag scene. On Nov. 16, the ... More info »

Independent Florida Alligator - 12/03/2023 09:45pm

The Great Grift: COVID-19 fraudster used stolen relief aid to buy private island in Florida

heads to his car with his wife in Gainesville, Fla. on Jan. 31, 2023, after he was sentenced to five and a half years in federal prison for stealing nearly $8 million in federal COVID-19 relief funds. More info »

New York Post - 11/09/2023 09:22pm

What's new in Florida Department of Health COVID reports after the lawsuit? What's missing?

In October, the Florida Department of Health (FDOH) agreed to settle a nearly two-year-old lawsuit over COVID-19 data by releasing more detailed information spanning back three years on the state ... More info »

Florida Today - 11/26/2023 08:15pm

Coronavirus in Florida

As the COVID-19 pandemic stretches on, read the latest on the coronavirus, its variants and the vaccines as well as helpful tips from safety to economic relief and more. The Tampa Bay Times e ... More info »

Tampa Bay Times - 07/11/2023 09:33am

Monthly meeting of Sunday Assembly Gainesville to feature guest speaker Stacy A. Scott

Assembly Gainesville, a secular community, will host Stacy A. Scott as its guest speaker during its monthly meeting at 11 a.m. Dec. 17 ... More info »

The Gainesville Sun on MSN - 12/04/2023 02:16am

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