Episode 443

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July 22nd, 2021

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A COVID-19 vaccination task force is calling on the state and the feds to step up their outreach in minority communities.

Also, on today’s Sunrise:

— As hospitals in Jacksonville cope with a new wave of COVID-19 patients, Mayor Lenny Curry is calling on people to use a mask and get vaccinated, but there won't be any mandates or closings.

— Curry joined health care executives who say deaths have increased dramatically this month and there are 800 COVID-19 patients in Jacksonville hospitals. Almost all are unvaccinated.

— Pop quiz: The Governor held a news conference Wednesday. Did he talk about the 40,000 Floridians killed by COVID-19 … or fish killed by red tide?

— When asked by reporters about the doubling of COVID-19 cases over the past week in Florida, Ron DeSantis said he doesn't care much about that particular statistic.

—  And finally, a Florida Man (and Baptist youth pastor) has been busted three times in the past two months for child pornography and video voyeurism.