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BLOG: Coronavirus updates from Sunday, May 10

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Posted at 11:06 AM, May 10, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-11 04:48:01-04

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 Sunday, May 10. For today's updates, visit www.abcactionnews.com/virus. Don't forget we are in this together!


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  • The coronavirus has complicated a yearlong Arctic research mission aimed at improving the models used for forecasting climate change.

3:21 PM

  • French schools will be welcoming some students back starting Monday

2:37 PM

  • Dozens of U.S. virus patients and some businesses are suing China over the spread of the coronavirus.

12:51 PM

  • Department of Health reports 40,596 positive COVID-19 cases in Florida, the death toll is at 1,721

12:40 PM

  • A public health expert says the new coronavirus still “has a long way to run” despite President Donald Trump’s claim last week that it will go away without a vaccine.

11:18 AM

  • The head of Egypt’s Doctors’ Union has called for a full lockdown across the country to help fight the new coronavirus pandemic.

10:05 AM

9:21 AM

  • Pope Francis is calling on leaders of European Union countries to work together to deal with the social and economic consequences of the coronavirus pandemic.

8:56 AM

  • The mayor of a city near Seoul has ordered the temporary closing of clubs, discos and other nightlife establishments amid concerns of a second wave of coronavirus cases in the country.

7:29 AM

  • Presidential adviser Kevin Hassett says it’s “scary to go to work” in the White House after two employees tested positive for the new coronavirus in the past week.

6:34 AM

  • Treasure Secretary Steven Mnuchin says the jobless numbers in the United States “are probably going to get worse before they get better,” but the bigger risk to the country is keeping businesses' closed rather than states allowing some to reopen.

Important updates from Saturday, May 9

Important updates from Friday, May 8

Important updates from Thursday, May 7

Important updates from Wednesday, May 6

Important updates from Tuesday, May 5

  • Florida Aquarium will re-open on Friday, May 15 with strict limits on attendance and programming and is implementing new standard operating procedures and enhanced health and safety measures to safeguard guests, staff, and animals. Tickets must be reserved in advance starting on May 7 here.
  • Three more Hillsborough County residents who tested positive for COVID-19 have died. This brings the number of deaths to 32.
  • WestShore Plaza reopening on Friday with limited hours.
  • To view more updates, click here.

Important updates from Monday, May 4


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