ORLANDO, Fla. – Below is a log of the day’s events as it relates to the global coronavirus pandemic.
5:43 a.m. — Some residents in Seminole County can receive up to $5,000 in CARES Act funding.
Seminole County will open the online application portal for the money on Wednesday at 10 a.m. Individuals can receive up to $5,000. The money is from the $82 million the county received to address the economic consequences of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Up to $7 million will be given to residents. How to apply HERE.
4:36 a.m. — More than 700 coronavirus cases have been linked to K-12 schools and higher-education institutions over the course of two weeks as students and employees began returning to campuses across the state, according to a Florida Department of Health report made public Monday, then later deleted. Read more HERE.
4:00 a.m. — The Florida Department of Health reported 2,673 new cases of COVID-19 and 183 more deaths since Monday morning. The statewide case total since the start of the pandemic is now at 605,502, resulting in 10,580 deaths. This is the 10th straight day in a row that cases have been reported under 5,000. This is also only the fourth time since June 22 that fewer than 3,000 new cases have been tallied in a day.
Florida COVID-19 Interactive Map HERE
Worldwide COVID-19 Interactive Map
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