LISTEN LIVE

coronavirus in Hillsborough County

people wearing face masks
iStock

Face masks will now be required when entering a business in Hillsborough County.

The county's Emergency Policy Group adopted the ordinance on a vote of 5-3 Monday after more than two hours of debate.

Chart showing COVID-19 cases trending upward in Hillsborough County
Florida Department of Health

New coronavirus cases are spiking across the state, with Florida recording another high for new coronavirus cases reported in a single day on Thursday.

Hillsborough County officials are trying to get the word out that we still need to keep our distance from each other.

Florida Department of Health COVID-19 dashboard
Florida Department of Health

Florida health officials reported the highest daily increase in new coronavirus infections in the Tampa Bay area Wednesday.

Florida Department of Health COVID-19 dashboard
Florida Department of Health

WUSF will be providing the latest news and information on coronavirus in Tampa Bay and across the state. Here are the latest developments:

Florida Department of Health COVID-19 dashboard
Florida Department of Health

The Florida Department of Health is reporting 1,419 more people tested positive for coronavirus since Wednesday.

It’s the highest number of new cases recorded in a single day in Florida. On April 17, state health officials reported that 1,413 people tested positive.

Florida Department of Health COVID-19 dashboard
Florida Department of Health

The Florida Department of Health on Wednesday reported an increase of 1,317 positive coronavirus tests.