BLOG: Coronavirus updates from Thursday, May 14

Posted at 5:00 AM, May 14, 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 Thursday, May 14. For today's updates, visit Don't forget we are in this together!

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  • Beginning Saturday, De Soto National Memorial will reopen access to the park’s parking lot and nature trails.

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  • President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago club will partially reopen to members as South Florida slowly reopens from the coronavirus lockdown.

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  • As calls grow nationwide for mandatory coronavirus testing in nursing homes, New York facilities are sounding alarms about the state’s ambitious new demand to test roughly 185,000 workers twice a week.

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  • Hillsborough County votes to extend safer-at-home order for another 7 days

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  • Global number of coronavirus deaths surpasses 300,000

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  • Two more Hillsborough County residents who tested positive for COVID-19 have died. This brings the number of deaths to 46.

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  • British health authorities approve antibody test that shows whether people have previously been exposed to the new coronavirus.
  • WHO official says reopening must be done cautiously and debate between ensuring health and reviving the economy is a “false dichotomy.”
  • Japan is preparing to end a state of emergency for most of the country.

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