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Coronavirus Live Updates: DeSantis Extends Coronavirus State Of Emergency In Florida For Another 60 Days

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Residents wait in line during a COVID-19 vaccination event at Lake Delray Apartments in Delray Beach, Fla., on Wednesday, March 3, 2021.

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DeSantis Extends Coronavirus State Of Emergency In Florida For Another 60 Days

Updated Wednesday at 7:10 a.m.

Gov. Ron DeSantis on Tuesday again extended Florida’s coronavirus pandemic state of emergency for another 60 days.

“The impact of COVID-19 poses a continuing threat to the health, safety and welfare of the State of Florida and its residents,” the executive order states.

Gov. Ron DeSantis on Tuesday again extended Florida’s coronavirus pandemic state of emergency for another 60 days.

“The impact of COVID-19 poses a continuing threat to the health, safety and welfare of the State of Florida and its residents,” the executive order states.

— By Steven Lemongello/ The Orlando Sentinel

Read more from our news partner at The South Florida Sun Sentinel.

Vaccine Site At Inter Miami’s Fort Lauderdale Stadium No Longer Requires An Appointment

Updated Wednesday at 6:05 a.m.

The COVID-19 vaccine site at Inter Miami’s DRV PNK Stadium in Fort Lauderdale will no longer require appointments.

The site will now offer first-dose Pfizer shots Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. or until it gives 250 shots per day. The site is a walk-up, which means you will wait standing in line instead of in your car.

The change comes a few days after Broward Health stopped administering first-dose shots. Before, people who wanted to get the vaccine at the stadium also had to schedule an appointment through the hospital’s website.

— By Michelle Marchante / The Miami Herald

Read more from our news partner at The Miami Herald.