BLOG: Coronavirus updates from Saturday, May 23

Posted at 10:26 AM, May 23, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-26 05:43:27-04

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, May 23. For today's updates, visit Don't forget we are in this together!

5:32 PM

  • Iraq’s Health Ministry is reporting the steepest single-day spike in confirmed coronavirus cases since the government began recording cases in late February.

4:40 PM

3:30 PM

2:56 PM

  • The University of Delaware says it is laying off more than 1,100 part-time employees, mostly students, in a move to cut costs during the COVID-19 pandemic.

1:42 PM

  • A hairstylist served 84 clients over eight days while experiencing symptoms of coronavirus, Missouri health officials say.

12:27 PM

  • Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz is scrapping his 10-person limit on group gatherings and allowing churches to open at 25% occupancy if certain safety guidelines are met.

11:32 AM

  • Department of Health reports 50,127 positive COVID-19 cases in Florida. The death toll is over 2,230.

10:25 AM

  • Hernando County receives approval from the State to reopen vacation rentals

8:41 AM

  • The Vatican Museums will open up again on June 1 with all visitors wearing face masks and having their temperature checked before entry.

7:27 AM

  • Beachside communities along England’s coast are urging people to stay away on the first holiday weekend since the easing of some coronavirus restrictions.

6:03 AM

  • New cases in India top 6,000 for second straight day.

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