BLOG: Coronavirus updates from Monday, April 13

Posted at 4:53 AM, Apr 13, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-14 05:34:43-04

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 Monday, April 13. For today's updates, visit Don't forget we are in this together!

10:00 PM

  • Tampa City Councilmember Orlando Gudes says he is working with city to get TPD and HCSO to have do's-and-don'ts to help clear up the county curfew confusion.

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12:49 PM

  • Italy’s day-to-day increase in COVID-19 cases is one of the lowest in weeks, bolstering generally downward trend.
  • Coronavirus stimulus checks to arrive via direct deposit payments for some Americans this week.

11:53 AM

11:36 AM

  • Florida’s cases surpass 20,000 as DOH reports 706 new positive cases and nine new deaths.
  • Total cases: 20,601
  • Total deaths: 470
  • Hospitalizations: 2,694
  • Total number of tests: 197,996

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6:23 AM

  • Spain's reported virus deaths continue to slow down.

6:00 AM

  • US close to its peak of disease, FDA commissioner says.

5:00 AM

  • US death toll highest in world, cases now over half a million.
  • Global death toll tops 100,000.

Important updates from Sunday, April 12

  • UK says Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been discharged from the hospital as he recovers from the coronavirus
  • Gov. Andrew Cuomo said on Sunday that all schools would remain closed as long as there is a public health crisis.
  • To view more updates, click here.

Important updates from Saturday, April 11