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Florida COVID-19 Cases
Florida Total Coronavirus Cases: 7,159,610
Florida New Coronavirus Deaths:
Florida Total Coronavirus Deaths: 81,308
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U.S. New Coronavirus Deaths: 370
U.S. Total Coronavirus Deaths: 1,083,798
Coronavirus News for Sanibel
Hurricane Ian wipes out large section of Sanibel Causeway in Florida, cutting off only access to island of 6,300 people
Where the bridge rises from the mainland toward the island, one of the first sections of the span has disappeared. Crumbled pavement lies near the water’s edge." ... More info »New York Daily News - 09/29/2022 02:54am
Hurricane Ian, with top winds of 85 mph, makes landfall in South Carolina. At least 21 people are dead in Florida, as recovery and rescue efforts continue Friday. More info »Daily Press - 09/30/2022 12:11pm
Rescues took place up and down the southwest coast of Florida on Friday, the unofficial death toll rose to 21 and more than a million are still without power. More info »Yahoo - 09/30/2022 10:54am
Florida, North and South Carolina were on Saturday trying to recover from the destruction wrought by Hurricane Ian, one of the most powerful storms to hit the U.S. mainland that left tens of billions ... More info »Reuters on MSN - 09/30/2022 05:05pm
Hurricane Ian carved a path of devastation across Florida, killing at least 16 people while trapping others inside their flooded homes, downing trees and knocking out power for millions. Some ... More info »New York Daily News - 09/29/2022 10:20am