LIVE BLOG: Latest coronavirus updates for Sunday, May 3

Posted at 9:39 AM, May 03, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-03 20:39:26-04

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'll be updating this daily blog as we continue to get through this together.

8:38 PM

  • Trump says a vaccine for COVID-19 will be available by the end of the year.

7:43 PM

  • Italy's Health Ministry: number of deaths in 24-hour period ending Sunday was lowest day-to-day since March 10.

5:01 PM

  • In the United States per Johns Hopkins University, there are over 1,154,340 cases of COVID-19. Over 175,000 people have recovered.

3:47 PM

2:29 PM
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson says he was so sick from the coronavirus that doctors had discussed what to say if he had died.

1:21 PM

  • Six months ago, the global tourism industry was celebrating a record year for travel. Now, it’s decimated and facing a recovery that could take years.

12:48 PM

  • India reports more than 2,600 infections, its biggest single-day jump, and new coronavirus cases in Russia exceed 10,000 for the first time.

11:30 AM

11:00 AM

10:33 AM

  • Big Storm Brewing Co. says it will reopen two of its three taprooms on Monday, May 4: Clearwater and Odessa locations.

9:00 AM

7:00 AM

  • UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson said the government had a contingency plan if he died from his coronavirus infection

2:00 AM

  • NFL says it plans to start season on time despite coronavirus concerns

Important updates from Saturday, May 2

Important updates from Friday, May 1

Important updates from Thursday, April 30

Important updates from Wednesday, April 29


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