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Despite COVID-19, resort revenue booming in states such as Florida



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Ask anyone from Florida, Georgia or South Carolina if they feel the highways or beaches have been more congested now than in 2020 in their state and you’re likely met with a predictable look of accordance. We know that eager travelers have been flocking to warm destinations where outdoor activities are abundant and dining outside is common during the coronavirus pandemic, but likely no state has welcomed more visitors seeking a respite from the winter blues and those tired of being cooped up at home than Florida.

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Though we know Florida has always been a

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Pritzker tours Rockford COVID-19 vaccination site as Illinois sets single-day record with 75,000 doses given

ROCKFORD, Ill. (WTVO) — Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker announced Friday, during tour a Winnebago County coronavirus vaccination site at Auburn School Field House, that the state set a single day record on Thursday, administering nearly 75,000 COVID-19 vaccine doses in a single day.

The Governor briefly toured the vaccination site at 11:30 a.m.

“Auburn High School is today serving as a mobile vaccination site for hundreds of staff at Rockford Public Schools,” Pritzker said. “Getting them back in schools and keeping kids safe is a high priority for me.”

Pritzker said Illinois is the 6th state in the nation to surpass a million administered doses of the COVID-19 vaccine.

“There is hope ahead,” he continued. “Just yesterday the FDA announced a date on the calendar later this month for potential approval of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine… A one dose vaccine that makes it easier to administer, without a second

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