Stories tagged: "COVID NEWS"

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DeSantis Pushes to Permanently Ban COVID-19 Restrictions in Florida 

Pointing out the more than 84,000 COVID-19 deaths in Florida since the start of the pandemic, House Minority Leader Fentrice Driskell opposes what she calls DeSantis’ “dangerous message from the anti-vax establishment.”

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Florida Judge Rules Against Mask Requirements, While Puerto Rico Brings Back COVID Safety Measures

Masks are no longer mandatory on public transportation nationwide, despite the rise in COVID cases. Meanwhile, Puerto Rico has increased its safety measures to stop the spread of COVID.

The Mask Wars Are ‘On’ Again!

Florida Attorney General and Gov. Ron DeSantis launch their latest pushback against the Biden administration’s efforts to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

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Masks and VACU ID Will No Longer Be Required in Puerto Rico

Pierluisi ended the requirement for mask use both outdoors and indoors as the number of COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations decrease on the island.

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Puerto Rico Could Lose $227M in Rental Assistance Funds 

Since the aid has been available on the island, only 41,493 families have received it.

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Measures Against COVID in Puerto Rico Includes Changes for Travelers and Capacity at Events

Gov. Pierluisi announced new and the extension of measures to deal with the pandemic, at a time when cases related to the omicron variant continue to decline.

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Puerto Rico Reaches 4,000 COVID Deaths Since the Pandemic Began

Experts said that this figure could be even worse if the measures that have been in place during these two years had not been taken.