Alarmed by a sharp rise in new cases of COVID-19, Volusia County officials are kicking off a new campaign to stop the spread.
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Local COVID-19 coverage
A Publix Super Markets spokeswoman confirmed that a total of three employees, who work at three Publix locations in West Volusia, have tested positive for COVID-19.
As of 3 p.m. Monday, Florida had 64,904 cases of COVID-19. The state saw another 1,426 new cases Saturday, and 1,061 new cases Sunday.
The following article was written by DeLand City Commissioner Jessica Davis on Wednesday, June 3, 2020, about her bout with COVID-19 and her continued struggle with the new coronavirus disease.
Downtown DeLand business owner Bill Budzinski tells us about The Elusive Grape’s community-service work during the coronavirus shutdown, and shares his impressions of what Downtown DeLand might be like in the foreseeable future.
It seemed reasonable — even socially responsible — to require an employee who had been feeling ill to be tested before returning to The Beacon office. But then ...
The Deltona, DeBary, Orange City Rotary Club was able to pull off what President Erika Benfield called “a miracle” April 15, by giving away toilet paper to those in need.
From feeding the poor to keeping up the spirits of isolated neighbors, area residents are responding to the COVID-19 crisis in typical West Volusia fashion: by helping others.
The information below is provided courtesy of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Visit the Florida Department of Health's COVID-19 page for additional information
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