Latest On Coronavirus: Plan B For Summer Camps, Gas Prices Rise, And More
WUSF will be providing the latest news and information on coronavirus in Tampa Bay and across the state. Here are the latest developments:
Here are the latest figures as of 11 a.m. Tuesday, May 26, according to the Florida Department of Health:
50,916 – Florida Residents | 1,339 – Non-Florida Residents | 2,259 – Deaths
CORONAVIRUS: Complete Coverage From WUSF And Health News Florida
Plan B On Summer Camps
Now that the school year is coming to a close, parents are trying to figure out what their children will do this summer.
Many camps are being cancelled, and even if they aren't, some parents don't feel comfortable sending their children out during the coronavirus pandemic. [Read more]
-- Susan Giles Wantuck
More Drivers Means Higher Gas Prices
After bottoming out earlier this month, gas prices in Florida have risen to their highest level since February, when the coronavirus pandemic limited demand.
According to AAA, the average price of a gallon of gas in Florida is $1.88. That is an increase in 11 cents since last week. [Read more]
-- Carl Lisciandrello
Pensacola Baseball Team Lists Stadium On AirBnB For $1500
A Florida minor league team is selling people the “ultimate baseball experience” by putting their ocean-view stadium up for rent on AirBnB for $1,500 dollars a night.
The Pensacola Blue Wahoos says guests will have access to the clubhouse, a large bedroom, the batting cage and the field.
The stadium has been fully booked through July.
The team said it was waiting to hear more on the schedule for the Minor League Baseball season after the start of the season was delayed as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.
-- Associated Press
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