BLOG: Coronavirus updates for Saturday, April 4

Posted at 9:05 AM, Apr 04, 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 Saturday, April 4. For today's updates, visit Don't forget we are in this together!

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  • Department of Health reports 11,454 positive COVID-19 cases and 195 deaths

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  • The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the U.S. has now surpassed 300,000. The death toll has also now surpassed 8,000.

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  • The MacDill Air Force Base has directed the Child Development Center and the School Age Program to be closed until further notice due to COVID-19.

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  • Florida National Guard is supporting airport screening operations in support of the Florida Department of Health at Tampa International Airport, along with several other airports.

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  • Sarasota Memorial Health now has 613 negative results and 55 positive results. There have been two new COVID-19 positive tests since Friday.

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Important updates from Friday, April 3

Important updates from Thursday, April 2

Important updates from Wednesday, April 1


Important updates from Tuesday, March 31

Important updates from Monday, March 30


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