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Miami, FL – The Florida Department of Health in Miami-Dade County (DOH-Miami-Dade) is under a mosquito-borne illness alert.A case of West Nile virus infection of local transmission has been confirmed in a Miami-Dade resident.This is the first local case of West Nile virus in 2020.

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — The Florida Department of Health, in order to provide more comprehensive data, releases a report on COVID-19 cases in Florida once per day. The Florida Department of Health COVID-19 dashboard is also providing updates once per day. The state also provides a report detailing surveillance data for every Florida county. Previously, this information was only available for select communities. The surveillance data report is available here.

Regional Director for the Southern Regional Health Authority (SRHA), Michael Bent (2nd right) accepts a commitment letter from General Manager of Jamaica Standard Products Company Ltd. John O. Minott (3rd right) for the donation of 6, 000 units of coffee to be distributed to some 6,000 healthcare workers island-wide, valued at $365,000.00. Mr. Bent expressed appreciation to Mr. Minott and his company, located in Manchester, for their generous donation of coffee products, which will boost staff members who are working tirelessly during this pandemic. Mr. Minott noted that his company is pleased to show gratitude to the country’s frontline workers who are helping to care for Jamaicans. Participating in the handover on Friday, May 8 were: SRHA Board Chairman, Wayne Chen (right), Director of Public Procurement at the SRHA, Stacey-Ann Edwards (left), SRHA Director of Human Resource Management and Industrial Relations, Nicolette Thomas Edwards (2nd left) and Marketing Executive at the Jamaica Standard Products Company, Sarah Myers.

Cuba has created a drug which the Spanish-speaking nation claims can treat victims of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

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