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2 more local COVID-19 deaths as 400,000-plus local residents have been vaccinated

Two more local residents have succumbed to COVID-19 as more than 9.6 million Floridians and 400,000 tri-county area residents have now been vaccinated against the virus.
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COVID-19 vaccines available at Lake County middle schools for students 12 and older

Lake County Schools, in partnership with the Florida Department of Health in Lake, will offer the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine to students ages 12 and older at select middle schools across the county this week.

57 new COVID-19 cases reported in Lake County as Florida adds 22 more fatalities

Lake County reported 57 new COVID-19 cases Sunday, with five of those being identified in Leesburg.

Florida adds more than 3,300 cases of COVID-19 as death toll continues to rise

Florida reported more than 3,300 new cases of COVID-19 on Saturday as the death toll from the virus continued to climb across the Sunshine State.

One more local COVID-19 death as Lake County tops 30,000 cases of virus

One more local resident has died of COVID-19 as Lake County surpassed a milestone Thursday related to the deadly virus.
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COVID-19 vaccine available at Lake middle schools for students ages 12 and older

Lake County Schools, in partnership with the Florida Department of Health in Lake, will offer the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine to students ages 12 and older at select middle schools across the county next week. 
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Florida sees jump in COVID-19 cases and 100 more deaths since Monday

Florida is reporting more than 6,400 new cases of COVID-19 and 100 additional deaths since Monday.
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Immunization clinics with COVID-19 vaccines offered for Lake County students

The Florida Department of Health in Lake County and the Lake County School Board are preparing to offer two immunization events for school-age children that will include COVID-19 vaccinations for those ages 12 and up.
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3 more local COVID-19 deaths as Pfizer vaccine approved for kids ages 12-15

On the day when the local area reported three more COVID-19 fatalities and 53 more deaths were recorded across the Sunshine State, the Food and Drug Administration approved Pfizer’s Coronavirus vaccine for children down to age 12.

One more local COVID-19 death as Florida reports 33 more virus-related fatalities

One more local resident has died of COVID-19 as Florida reported 33 new deaths and more than 3,200 new cases Sunday.