BLOG: Coronavirus updates from Friday, April 24

Posted at 7:23 AM, Apr 24, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-25 09:20:58-04

FLORIDA – ABC Action News is committed to providing Tampa Bay area residents all of the updates on the coronavirus, COVID-19, and the impact it's having on our way of life. To help you stay on top of it all, we've compiled all the updates for Friday, April 24. For today's updates, visit Don't forget we are in this together!

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  • College Hunks Hauling Junk & Moving offers free moving services for domestic violence victims

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  • Officials say the top Navy officer has recommended the reinstatement of the aircraft carrier captain fired for sending a fraught email to commanders pleading for faster action to protect his crew from a coronavirus outbreak.

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  • Florida’s governor says his administration plans to let pharmacists administer tests for the new coronavirus to expand availability of testing for the general public.

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  • Department of Health reports 30,533 positive COVID-19 cases, death toll is at 1,046

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  • The City of Pinellas Park Small Business Relief Program is closing their application process until further noticed due to an overwhelming response.

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  • Vast majority of Americans whose households lost jobs due to coronavirus think those jobs will come back.

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  • Global cases surpass 2.7 million.
  • US death toll nears 50,000.
  • China reports no new deaths for 9th straight day.

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