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The John’s Pass Seafood and Music Festival, which has provided arts, crafts, music, beer and, of course, loads of local seafood to hundreds of thousands of partygoers since the 1980s, has been recast as the “John’s Pass Arts Weekend,” taking place Jan. 22-24.

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Pinellas County’s COVID-19 case count climbed to 53,445 with Florida Department of Health reporting 706 more as of Jan. 14. Twelve more residents have died due to the novel coronavirus, upping the death toll to 1,169, according to a report released Jan. 15..

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CLEARWATER — Pinellas County Consumer Protection is warning the public about a phone scam in which callers falsely present themselves as the County Human Services Department and ask for personal information.

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CLEARWATER — The city of Clearwater announced Jan. 5 that it was canceling the annual Clearwater Sea-Blues Festival because of the “current health and safety concerns presented by the COVID-19 pandemic.”

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In the past three days, Florida Department of Health has reported 1,516 new cases of COVID-19 in Pinellas County, including 554 new cases on Dec. 17, 509 on Dec. 18 and 453 on Dec. 19, bringing the tally to 40,299.

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OLDSMAR — Determined not to let the coronavirus pandemic crush the holiday spirit, Oldsmar officials kicked off the 2020 holiday season with a virtual Christmas tree lighting ceremony Tuesday, Dec. 1.

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So far this month, Florida Department of Health has reported 1,653 new cases of COVID-19 in Pinellas County, bringing the total to 34,899 as of Dec. 6. Fourteen more residents have died due to the novel coronavirus, upping the death toll to 925.

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ST. PETERSBURG — Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority has received notification from two bus operators that have tested positive for COVID-19. This is the 14th and 15th public-facing employee testing positive for PSTA.

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CLEARWATER — Pinellas County commissioners voted unanimously Nov. 17 to extend the local state of emergency until Nov. 27. The countywide ordinance requiring that face masks be worn in indoor public places when social distancing is not possible also remains in effect.

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