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  • News Update for 3/31/20

    As testing for the coronavirus continues here, Highlands County’s numbers continue to inch up. Currently there are 14 confirmed cases locally. The ratio remains even between men and women at seven each. There now are three hospitalizations – still only one fatality. Neighbors Hardee and Okeechobee still stand a zero cases, Desoto at 7, while Read More The post News Update for 3/31/20 appeared first on NewsTalk 730 AM.

  • News Update for 3/30/20

    Like most of Florida, as more tests are administered, Highlands County’s positive numbers for the Coronavirus continue to grow. The total here stands now at 12. There are six men and six women, two hospitalizations and one death. Meanwhile, there are zero cases in Hardee and in Okeechobee counties, Desoto has seven and Polk has Read More The post News Update for 3/30/20 appeared first on NewsTalk 730 AM.

  • News Update for 3/26/20

    Highlands County Health officials say Highlands County has registered a fifth positive case of the coronavirus here. Apparently it is a woman making the total here four women and one man. The age range spans from 39 to 78, Three are travel-related, two are not. So far across the Sunshine State, 27,539 tests have been Read More The post News Update for 3/26/20 appeared first on NewsTalk 730 AM.

  • News Update for 3/25/20

    Local health officials are indicating there may be a spike in Corona virus cases as testing increases and results are returning. Nevertheless, here in Highlands County, that number remains at four confirmed cases of the disease. Still, there is no indication as to where they are located in county or the severity of the infections. Read More The post News Update for 3/25/20 appeared first on NewsTalk 730 AM.

  • News Update for 3/24/20

    As testing continues, Highlands County now has jumped to four confirmed cases of the Corona virus. Reportdly the demographics indicate the cases are one male and three females. There is no indication as to where they are located in county or the severity of the infections. Authorities remind citizens to continue to wash their hands Read More The post News Update for 3/24/20 appeared first on NewsTalk 730 AM.