UPDATE: Health warnings lifted at 3 Bay area beaches

2:10 PM, Jul 31, 2013   |    comments
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St. Petersburg, Florida -- The health warning in effect for three Tampa Bay area beaches has been lifted Wednesday.

County officials say Bahia Beach, Ben T. Davis and Picnic Island are back open to swimmers. The beaches had recently tested positive for a bacteria that could cause diseases in humans.

New samples were taken on Monday and the bacteria levels were deemed safe and the warnings were lifted.

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