BLOG: Coronavirus updates from Sunday, April 26

Posted at 12:21 PM, Apr 26, 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 Sunday, April 26. For today's updates, visit Don't forget we are in this together!

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  • The number of business filings under Chapter 11 of the federal bankruptcy law rose sharply in March, and owners are contemplating the possibility of bankruptcy.

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  • After seven weeks in lockdown to contain one of the world’s worst outbreaks of COVID-19, Italians are regaining some freedoms. Starting May 4, public parks and gardens will re-open and people will be able to visit relatives who live in the same region.

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  • Italy has registered its lowest day-to-day increase in deaths of those infected with COVID-19 since the country was in its first week of lockdown in mid-March.

1:47 PM

  • Gov. Andrew Cuomo says the 367 deaths from the coronavirus that he reported Sunday were “horrific,” but the number was less than half the nearly 800 deaths that occurred in a single day during the pandemic’s peak in New York.

12:21 PM

  • Canada's most populous province says all publicly-funded schools will remain closed until May 31 to keep students and staff safe amid the pandemic.

11:30 AM

  • DOH reports 31,528 positive cases in Florda, death toll at 1,074

10:40 AM

  • Senator Lindsey Graham says U.S. needs to rely less on China

9:03 AM

  • Flood of business bankruptcies likely in coming months

7:20 AM

  • Wall Street analyst says Disney parks may not open until 2021

5:00 AM

  • Hawaii's stay-at-home order extended to May 31

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