BLOG: Coronavirus updates from Monday, May 11

Posted at 5:30 AM, May 11, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-12 05:16:22-04

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, May 11. For today's updates, visit Don't forget we are in this together!

10:55 PM

7:37 PM

  • DEO announces its unemployment system will go dark from 8 p.m. to 7:59 a.m. every night to "process claims and payments." Those looking to file a new claim can continue to access the web pages during the dark hours.

7:05 PM

3:30 PM

2:00 PM

  • AP source: MLB owners approve giving players' union plan to start season around Fourth of July in ballparks without fans.

11:49 PM

  • Volunteer Florida announced the availability of $300,000 in AmeriCorps Planning Grants to support organizations interested in implementing an AmeriCorps program that addresses a critical community need caused by the COVID-19 pandemic

10:57 AM

  • One more Hillsborough County resident who tested positive for COVID-19 has died. This brings the number of deaths to 38.

10:48 AM

  • Department of Health reports 386 new COVID-19 cases in Florida, 14 new deaths

8:54 AM

  • Wuhan reports cluster of cases after a month without new infections.
  • Russia sees yet another record daily rise in COVID-19 cases, with 11,656 new infections reported over the past 24 hours.
  • Italy reports lowest daily death toll and caseload since March.

6:30 AM

  • Sarasota County dog parks opening today.

5:30 AM

Important updates from Sunday, May 10

  • The mayor of a city near Seoul has ordered the temporary closing of clubs, discos and other nightlife establishments amid concerns of a second wave of coronavirus cases in the country.
  • Dr. Anthony Fauci told CNN and CBS News he will do a “modified” self-quarantine.
  • A public health expert says the new coronavirus still “has a long way to run” despite President Donald Trump’s claim last week that it will go away without a vaccine.
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Important updates from Saturday, May 9