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BLOG: Coronavirus updates from Monday, April 27

Posted at 6:04 AM, Apr 27, 2020

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 26. For today's updates, visit www.abcactionnews.com/virus. Don't forget we are in this together!


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  • Hillsborough County is expanding its point-in-time testing for COVID-19 coronavirus in order to get a clearer picture of how many residents may currently have the virus.

2:30 PM

  • Attorney General Ashley Moody thanked Sherwin-Williams for working with the Attorney General’s Office in handing out 5,000 face masks to Florida law enforcement officers.

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  • Tampa General Chief of Staff, Dr. Tapan Padhya said the hospital is looking to start its full elective schedule Monday, May 11. The remarks were made during a press conference with Gov. DeSantis at the hospital.

11:03 AM

  • Pasco County health officials report the death of a 64-year-old man recently diagnosed with COVID-19. His death marks the fourth in the county.

10:31 AM

  • New numbers show 32,138 positive COVID-19 cases in Florida, 1088 deaths

9:31 AM

  • Volkswagen reopens Europe's largest car factory after coronavirus shutdown.
  • USNS Comfort getting ready to depart New York City.

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  • Italy unveils plan for life after lockdown.
  • France reports major drop in daily death toll.

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  • Global cases near 3 million.
  • UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson returns to work after recovery.

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