As shutdowns continue to end around the country, positive trends for reopening are encouraging.However, some industries are faring better than others.
Economic Relief Programs
PPP recipients try to ensure their loans will be forgiven. Congress continues to discuss a potential secondround of stimulus funds.
Local Business Updates
Osceola County has the highest unemployment rate in Florida. New COVID-19 cases continue to be reported and businesses continue to work towards reopening safely.
A selection of helpful strategic resources from Forbes and Inc. on how to navigate through this pandemic economy.
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Numbers as of End-of-Day 5/26/20
There have now been 52,255 cases throughout the state of Florida and 2,259 deaths.
Totals by county:
Duval: 1,484 cases and 44 deaths
Hillsborough: 1,969 cases and 72 deaths
Orange: 1,849 cases and 39 deaths
Manatee: 990 cases and 91 deaths
Pasco: 369 cases and 13 deaths
Pinellas: 1,196 cases and 75 deaths
Polk: 891 cases and 50 deaths
Sarasota: 594 cases and 73 deaths
For updated data, visit:https://fdoh.maps.arcgis.com/apps/opsdashboard/index.html#/8d0de33f260d444c852a615dc7837c86.
Florida Department of Health: https://floridahealthcovid19.gov/
U.S. Chamber of Commerce: https://www.uschamber.com/coronavirus
Florida Chamber of Commerce: https://www.flchamber.com/follow-facts-not-fear/
Tampa Chamber of Commerce: https://www.tampabaychamber.com/Your-Chamber/Newsroom/coronavirus-updates.aspx
Ybor Chamber of Commerce: http://ybor.org/covid-19/
Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce: https://jaxchamber.com/coronavirusbusinessresources/
Lakeland Chamber of Commerce: https://www.lakelandchamber.com/covid-19-resources/
St. Pete Chamber of Commerce: https://www.stpete.com/resource-guide-for-coronavirus-covid-19/