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BLOG: Coronavirus updates from Saturday, March 21

Posted: 9:36 AM, Mar 21, 2020
Updated: 2020-03-21 19:02:11-04
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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, March 21. For today's updates, visit www.abcactionnews.com/virus. Don't forget we are in this together!


7:01 PM

  • Florida now has 763 COVID-19 positive cases, according to the Department of Health

3:11 PM

  • Sarasota Memorial Hospital has confirmed that three additional patients tested positive for coronavirus on Saturday.

1:13 PM

  • Italy's tally of coronavirus cases and deaths keeps rising, with new day-to-day highs: 793 dead and 6,557 new cases.

1:02 PM

  • President Trump says coronavirus now reported in 148 countries.

11:15 AM

  • Florida Department of Health releases new numbers, cases jump to 658 in Florida.
  • Two additional deaths reported in Florida due to coronavirus.

11:03 AM

  • The City of St. Pete Beach to suspend the Freebee service effective March 22nd, 2020. This suspension of service will be in place until further notice.

9:30 AM

  • Spain has recorded almost 5,000 new coronavirus infections in 24 hours

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