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The Point, April 5, 2020: Coronavirus: Florida’s Cases By ZIP Code, Another Sharp Rise In Cases, And Fear About The Villages

Subscribe to The Point, arriving in your inbox Monday through Friday at 8 a.m. The top stories near you • Tampa Bay Times: In the Villages, America’s biggest retirement oasis, the dangers of coronavirus stack up. “If the coronavirus rips through the community, experts say the Villages’ huge population of highly …

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As Drought Adds To COVID-19 Woes, A Reminder To Conserve Water During Florida’s Dry Season

Alachua County had only 0.99 inches of rain in March, according to Fay Baird, the senior hydrologist of the Suwannee River Water Management District. This is less than 25% of what was expected for March, making it one of the driest Marches on record since 1932.

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DeSantis Amends Stay-at-Home Order To Supersede Local Rules, Allows For Religious Gatherings

Gov. Ron DeSantis issued an amendment Thursday to the executive order directing Floridians statewide to stay at home, which now states the executive order “shall supersede any conflicting official action or order issued by local officials in response to COVID-19.”

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