BLOG: Coronavirus updates from Monday, May 4

Posted at 4:45 AM, May 04, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-04 23:24:29-04

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

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  • Gov. Ron DeSantis says he will direct the state inspector general to investigate Florida's CONNECT system.

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  • Ag Commissioner Nikki Fried is urging Florida farmers to apply for economic injury disaster loans. Click here for more details.

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  • Homeowners association in Indian Rocks Beach says someone stole beach closure signs from the neighborhood.

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  • Journey cancels 2020 tour

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  • Two more Hillsborough County residents who tested positive for COVID-19 have died. This brings the number of deaths to 29.

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  • International Plaza will re-open on Wednesday, May 6 at 11:00 am. Please check directly with stores and restaurants for specific details.

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  • Paris-based body says Dubai’s Expo 2020 world’s fair will be delayed to October 1, 2021.

Important updates from Sunday, May 3

  • NFL says it plans to start season on time despite coronavirus concerns
  • DOH reports 615 new coronavirus cases in Flroida, death toll now at 1,379.
  • British Prime Minister Boris Johnson says he was so sick from the coronavirus that doctors had discussed what to say if he had died.
  • Italy's Health Ministry: number of deaths in 24-hour period ending Sunday was lowest day-to-day since March 10.
  • Trump says a vaccine for COVID-19 will be available by the end of the year.
  • U.S. officials believe China covered up the extent of the coronavirus outbreak — and how contagious the disease is — to stock up on medical supplies needed to respond to it.

Important updates from Saturday, May 2

Important updates from Friday, May 1

Important updates from Thursday, April 30

Important updates from Wednesday, April 29