BLOG: Coronavirus updates from Tuesday, May 12

Posted at 6:26 AM, May 12, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-13 05:36:57-04

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 Tuesday, May 12. For today's updates, visit Don't forget we are in this together!

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Georgia Governor Brian Kemp issues order to keep live performance venues, bars and nightclubs closed through end of May. Those 65 or older in Georgia are asked to stay sheltered-in-place through June 12.

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  • St. Pete Mayor Rick Kriseman announced he will reopen dog parks, skate parks and recreation courts.

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  • Manatee County leaders vote to reopen public beach parking with no time limits, effective Wednesday, May 13. Social distancing rules still apply at county beaches.

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  • More than 8,000 died in British nursing homes in 2 months.
  • U.S. donates 1,000 ventilators to South Africa.
  • Expert warns many countries are driving blind as they reopen.

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  • US death toll at 80,684 deaths.
  • Trump and Pence to maintain distance from each other.
  • Wuhan to test entire population after cluster of cases emerge.

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Important updates from Monday, May 11

Important updates from Sunday, May 10

  • 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.
  • Dr. Anthony Fauci told CNN and CBS News he will do a “modified” self-quarantine.
  • 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.
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Important updates from Saturday, May 9