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  • News Update for 4/6/20

    Florida Department of Health officials have released more detailed numbers on the Coronavirus for those here in Highlands County. Of the 272 total tests conducted to date, there have been 232 testing negative, 35 positive and the rest pending or inconclusive. There are 21 men and 14 women in Highlands reportedly who’ve caught the Corona, Read More The post News Update for 4/6/20 appeared first on NewsTalk 730 AM.

  • News Update for 4/3/20

    Highlands County now has registered 24 cases of the Coronavirus. Officials of the Florida Department of Health say there have been 14 men and 10 women diagnosed with the disease locally. The extent of their illness has not been released, however, six people have been put in hospitals here. The age range is from 0 Read More The post News Update for 4/3/20 appeared first on NewsTalk 730 AM.

  • News Update for 4/2/20

    Highlands County’s numbers for residents testing positive for the coronavirus continue to increase. Now 21 people have been confirmed here. Of those, 12 are men and 9 are women. Five have been hospitalized and there’s one death locally. Apparently five are from Sebring, five from Lake Placid, four from Avon Park, two from the Venus Read More The post News Update for 4/2/20 appeared first on NewsTalk 730 AM.

  • News Update for 4/1/20

    As more tests continue to come in, Highlands County’s numbers of the coronavirus inch up. There now are 17 confirmed cases here, however, only four of them are said to be in a hospital. The latest reports show they are between the ages of 23 and 82 with 10 men and seven women affected. At Read More The post News Update for 4/1/20 appeared first on NewsTalk 730 AM.

  • STAY AT HOME ORDER

    Florida Governor Ron DeSantis has issued an executive Stay At Home order for the Sunshine State in the wake of the Coronavirus. It officially takes effect tomorrow night at midnight. Essentially, it means non-essential businesses should close and all non-essential activities should cease. Highlands County Sheriff’s officials say there is NO CURFEW in effect for Read More The post STAY AT HOME ORDER appeared first on NewsTalk 730 AM.

  • News Update for 3/31/20

    As testing for the coronavirus continues here, Highlands County’s numbers continue to inch up. Currently there are 14 confirmed cases locally. The ratio remains even between men and women at seven each. There now are three hospitalizations – still only one fatality. Neighbors Hardee and Okeechobee still stand a zero cases, Desoto at 7, while Read More The post News Update for 3/31/20 appeared first on NewsTalk 730 AM.

  • News Update for 3/30/20

    Like most of Florida, as more tests are administered, Highlands County’s positive numbers for the Coronavirus continue to grow. The total here stands now at 12. There are six men and six women, two hospitalizations and one death. Meanwhile, there are zero cases in Hardee and in Okeechobee counties, Desoto has seven and Polk has Read More The post News Update for 3/30/20 appeared first on NewsTalk 730 AM.