Coronavirus in Florida

Coronavirus cases have been confirmed in the Tampa Bay area and across the state. Read the latest news on the COVID-19 pandemic as well as helpful tips, FAQ, event cancellations and more.

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Last updated 6:54 a.m. June 5 EDT. The Florida total includes in-state residents and non-residents who tested positive while visiting the state. Source: Johns Hopkins and Florida Department of Health

  1. In this photo taken Thursday, June 4, 2020, a customer walks out of a U.S. Post Office branch and under a banner advertising a job opening, in Seattle.  The U.S. unemployment rate fell to 13.3% in May, and 2.5 million jobs were added. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson) [ELAINE THOMPSON  |  AP]
  2. Gov. Ron DeSantis announces on April 18 that schools should remain closed through the rest of the spring session. [The Florida Channel]
  3. Sunstar employees walk gurneys into a wing of St. Mark Village nursing home in Palm Harbor on April 20 to evacuate residents who tested positive for COVID-19. [CHRIS URSO      |  Times]
  4. On this show, we'll talk to experts and reporters, share the facts behind the spread of the virus and discuss what could happen next. [Eli Zhang]
  5. Maura Hernandez, owner of Botanica Babbalu Aye, opened her business on West Columbus Drive almost five years ago. Federal health officials warn against shopping at botanicas for remedies to ward off coronavirus from botanicas, but customers and experts on Latino culture aren't worried. [JUAN CARLOS CHAVEZ  |  Times]
  6. “The league’s demand for additional concessions was resoundingly rejected," Major League Baseball Players Association boss Tony Clark, shown here in 2017, said on Thursday, June 4, 2020. [MORRY GASH  |  AP]
  7. This is what Phase 1 looked like. We have no idea what Phase 2, which begins Friday, will look like. [LUIS SANTANA  |  Times]
  8. In this April 6, 2020 file photo, a pharmacist holds a bottle of the drug hydroxychloroquine in Oakland, Calif. [BEN MARGOT  |  AP]
  9. Students at the University of South Florida attend commencement ceremonies in a time before the coronavirus. This year's spring commencement, already delayed by the virus' spread, was canceled yet again on Thursday at the direction of the State University System. [Times (2018)]
  10. Utah National Guard soldiers stand on a police line as demonstrators gather to protest the death of George Floyd, Thursday, June 4, 2020, near the White House in Washington. Floyd died after being restrained by Minneapolis police officers. [ALEX BRANDON  |  AP]

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