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Florida, Virginia, and North Carolina declare emergencies as Hurricane Isaias hits the Bahamas and barrels toward the east coast

4 days ago   |   By Business Insider

The governors of Virginia and North Carolina have declared states of emergency and Florida Governor Ron DeSantis declared an emergency for some counties in Hurricane Isaias' path.
The National Weather Service said Saturday morning that it expected the hurricane to hit parts of Florida's east coast by Saturday night and Sunday after hitting the Bahamas.
Gov. DeSantis signed an executive order on Friday declaring a state of emergency for 19 counties including Broward, Miami-Dade, Palm Beach, and Monroe.
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The Latest: Florida reaches 7,000 deaths from coronavirus

The Latest: Florida reaches 7,000 deaths from coronavirus

4 days ago   |   By Chron

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. - Florida health officials have reported 179 new deaths from the coronavirus, bringing the state's total to more than 7,000.
The latest numbers came Saturday as Hurricane Isaias threatened Florida's eastern coast, but no evacuations were immediately announced. The National Hurricane Center's latest prediction had the storm scraping past Florida but not making landfall.
Hospitalizations for the coronavirus have been declining for the past week and a half, with fewer than 8,000 treated for the coronavirus on Saturday. That's down from highs of more than 9,500 last...
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The Latest: Florida coast preps for hurricane, virus safety

The Latest: Florida coast preps for hurricane, virus safety

4 days ago   |   By Stl Today

MIAMI - Hurricane Isaias is heading toward the Florida coast, where officials say they were closing coronavirus testing centers and navigating safety measures for evacuation facilities.
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