A detention deputy with the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office has tested positive for COVID-19.
The Florida Department of Health says the number of known cases of COVID-19 in the state has risen by 1,277 since Friday evening's update as the virus spreads and as more people get tested across the state. The total number of cases in Florida is now 11,545.
Miami Mayor Francis Suarez became the first in Florida to become a convalescent plasma donor on April 3, after recovering from the novel coronavirus.
With many businesses temporarily closing their doors or shutting down altogether amid the COVID-19 pandemic, thousands of Floridians are jobless. Many are now left wondering when and where their next paycheck might come from.
On Saturday, the Florida Department of Health announced more than 100,000 Floridians have been successfully tested for COVID-19.
Deputy Shannon Bennett has served with the sheriff's office for 12 years.
Most businesses closed when they were ordered to, but a few in Pinellas County needed a tap on the shoulder from the sheriff's office to finally close their doors.
Many small businesses face an uncertain future because of the statewide ‘stay at home’ order. A bay area pet photography company is trying to adapt after having most of his business dry up.
At a time when healthcare workers are working overtime and empty restaurants are depending on takeout orders and deliveries to stay afloat, a Tampa woman came up with an idea to help both at the same time.
A Tampa toddler got to take a ride on Cheetah Hunt at Busch Gardens, without ever leaving the comfort of her home.
With a statewide stay-at-home order in effect, Manatee County is going a step further and enacting a curfew in an effort to halt the spread of COVID-19.
Many churches are holding Sunday services online even though they are allowed to open their doors under Florida's 'stay-at-home' order.
The Florida Department of Health says the number of known cases of COVID-19 in the state has risen by 1,260 since Thursday evening's update as the virus spreads and as more people get tested across the state. The total number of cases in Florida is now 10,268.
***UPDATE: Due to the rush on sales, Pacific Tomato Growers Packing House will only be open until 1pm today.***
Officials across the state of Florida are taking steps to prevent or at least slow the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus. We'll keep this list updated with the latest closures, cancellations and other information for Florida and the Tampa Bay area.
The city of St. Petersburg is giving grant money to small businesses and their employees impacted by the coronavirus pandemic.
As hospitals across Florida brace for the peak of the COVID-19 pandemic, at least one Bay Area hospital has opted to eliminate staff because of the “financial hit” the virus is having.
Many funeral homes are only allowing ten people inside at a time and advise mourners not to shake hands, hug or kiss.
The sheriff of Pinellas County cleared up some confusion surrounding Florida's stay-at-home order, listing specifically what types of businesses are not "essential" and need to shut down.
The site is alotted 250 tests per day.