Positive COVID-19 Cases Rise to 11

Cases testing positive for COVID-19 in Monroe County almost tripled over the span of a day, with seven new cases reported March 25 to bring the total...

Fourth positive case confirmed in Monroe County

The Florida Department of Health in Monroe County (DOH-Monroe) received a lab report Tuesday evening of positive COVID-19 (coronavirus) in a 48-year-old male resident of Monroe County....

Third positive COVID-19 case reported

Another positive COVID-19 case was reported on March 24 by the Florida Health Department. Health officials say it involves a 52-year-old female of Key West, and it...

Two confirmed to date, with third awaiting confirmation

The number of positive coronavirus cases jumped to two Monday morning. Like the first case, the second is travel-related, according to health officials.  Per the Florida Health Department,...

Key Colony Beach sends ‘snowbirds’ home

Anyone renting for less than six months must leave Key Colony Beach (KCB) by noon on Tuesday, March 23. The council of the small Middle Keys community...

United Way of the Florida Keys Announces $20K in Immediate COVID-19 Support, and up...

United Way of the Florida Keys (UWFK) announces up to $100,000 to serve hard-working, paycheck to paycheck residents in the Keys who are affected by COVID-19’s economic...

Governor: Booze and food “to-go” only

On Friday, March 20, Governor Ron DeSantis issued a new order: all restaurants and food establishments must suspend dine-in options throughout the state. This follows the directive...

First Presumptive Positive COVID-19 Case in Monroe County

The Florida Department of Health in Monroe County (DOH-Monroe) received the first presumptive positive lab report of COVID-19 (coronavirus disease) in a 72-year-old female resident of Monroe...

Florida Keys closing to visitors as of Sunday

By: Mandy Miles, Jim McCarthy and Sara Matthis The Florida Keys and Key West will close all hotels, campgrounds, short-term rentals and other lodging establishments as of Sunday,...
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THE LATEST – WHAT’S ON AND WHATS OFF

This document is updated as of 9 a.m. on Friday, March 20. It will be constantly updated as the situation unfolds. If you have any additional closures,...