After busy weekend at FEMA vaccine sites, Florida reports nearly 3,500 new COVID-19 cases
Ron DeSantis announced Monday he is expanding vaccine eligibility to residents 60 years and older beginning March 15. There are also now more people in Florida who have been inoculated than total cases of the novel coronavirus since March 2020. Ad[READ YESTERDAY’S REPORT: Florida reports 4,100 new cases of COVID-19 as mass vaccination efforts continue]Find the state-run COVID-19 dashboard below:Below is a breakdown of Florida COVID-19 data reported by the state on March 8. CasesThe Florida Department of Health reported 3,494 new cases on Monday, bringing the state’s overall total to 1,948,307 cases since the virus was first detected on March 1, 2020. VaccinationsThe Florida Department of Health began releasing a daily report in December on COVID-19 vaccines administered throughout the state.
UCF professors among those getting vaccine on busy day at Valencia College site
It was another busy Sunday at Valencia College’s West Campus, with more people getting a chance to receive a COVID-19 vaccine. The site able to do 3,250 shots both on Saturday and Sunday, an increase from their 3,000 shots normally given out at the site, which will resume on Monday. But now, there could be more people who are eligible to get a vaccine after stories from people like Dr. Tim Brown. Ad“Absolutely, that’s exactly what it said,” said Morin, who was trying to get the vaccine. Attempts to reach out to the Governor’s office and the Department of Health on Sunday for further clarification were unsuccessful.