BLOG: Coronavirus updates from Saturday, April 25

Posted at 9:23 AM, Apr 25, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-27 04:48:20-04

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 Saturday, April 25. For today's updates, visit Don't forget we are in this together!

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7:02 PM

  • Beginning on May 1, the NBA is allowing teams to open their practice facilities to players in cities and states where local governments have eased stay-at-home orders, sources tell ESPN.

6:17 PM

  • To help the county identify places that do have symptoms, but not enough access to testing, the Hillsborough County Emergency Policy Group has been working with doctors at USF to roll out a symptom survey that they want all people in the county to take.

5:39 PM

  • British PM Boris Johnson will be back at work on Monday morning telling members of his government he is “raring to go” in the fight against coronavirus.

3:56 PM

2:17 PM

1:40 PM

  • Florida officials are inviting the public to weigh in on reopening the state amid the coronavirus outbreak, which has shuttered schools and businesses.

12:21 PM

  • DHS warns of 'opportunity' for criminal activity created by online learning.

11:18 AM

  • Britain tops 20,000 deaths from coronavirus.
  • Spain reports nearly 3,000 daily virus cases.

11:06 AM

  • DOH reports 306 new positive cases and nine new deaths in its morning update.
  • U.S. Recoveries: 99,120
  • Deaths: 1,055
  • Positive Cases: 30,839
  • Hospitalized: 4,849
  • Negative Tests: 302,260
  • Total Tests: 334,974

Recovery numbers are according to Johns Hopkins.

9:30 AM

  • WHO warns against idea of ‘immunity passports.
  • India announces easing of some lockdown restrictions.
  • Italy to ease lockdown restrictions May 4, give free masks to nursing homes, transport workers, police.

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