• SCHOOLS: Two days into the school year, two COVID-19 cases have been reported at Polk public schools, one each at Boone Middle School in Haines City and Bartow High School/Summerlin Academy. The school district shows a sample coronavirus messages and which schools reported cases on a new web page here.
  • REECECLIFF Family Diner reopened Aug. 18 and owner James Bronkhorst is pleased that the 84-year-old restaurant is operating at 66% normal revenue despite using only 50% seating under pandemic protocols.
  • CORONAVIRUS new cases in Polk stayed under 100 for the third straight day, but 12 new deaths were added in Tuesday’s state update | Our charts

Source: The Ledger

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