BLOG: Latest coronavirus updates from Saturday, May 30

Posted at 10:07 AM, May 30, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-30 20:28:42-04

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 Thursday, May 28. For today's updates, visit Don't forget we are in this together!

5:34 PM

  • Italy added 111 new victims to the country's official death toll from the new coronavirus and 416 new infections as it prepares to relax travel restrictions next week.

4:27 PM

  • New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed a bill Saturday granting death benefits to the families of police officers, public health workers and other front-line workers who have died of the coronavirus.

3:56 PM

  • Republican Gov. Mike Dunleavy says travelers to Alaska will have to be tested for COVID-19 before boarding a plane to the state, or submit to a 14-day quarantine upon arrival.

2:19 PM

  • Greek officials said Saturday said that the country will not limit incoming tourists, but travelers from certain countries will be subject to mandatory testing on arrival and a period of quarantine depending on test results.

1:31 PM

  • India is extending its ongoing lockdown in designated coronavirus containment zones until June 30 but will allow all economic activities to restart in a phased manner outside those areas as cases continue to rise in its major cities.

12:32 PM

  • Department of Health reports 55,424 positive COVID-19 cases in Florida, death toll is at 2,447

11:48 AM

  • Sunset Music Festival postponed until Dec. 26-27 at Raymond James Stadium

10:07 AM

  • Students are returning to high schools in the Palestinian territories for the first time in two months for final exams.

8:36 AM

  • Italy’s foreign minister is warning that the European Union will “collapse” if governments treat Italians like lepers over the coronavirus and “black list” Europe’s one-time virus epicenter during the summer tourism season.

7:42 AM

  • Egypt orders its people to wear face masks in public

6:18 AM

  • India has another record single-day jump of nearly 8,000 cases

Important updates from Friday, May 29

Important updates from Thursday, May 28

Important updates from Wednesday, May 27

Important updates from Tuesday, May 26

Important updates from Monday, May 25

  • Japan ends coronavirus state of emergency as it lifts restrictions in last areas including Tokyo.
  • WHO to temporarily stop study of hydroxychloroquine for COVID-19 treatment.
  • WHO warns of "second peak" in coronavirus infections.
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