The US has officially entered a recession. Some see signs of improvement, while others believe alternative indicators are needed to accurately evaluate this pandemic economy.
6/9/20 | The US labor market is recovering ‘at a healthy pace’ so far in June, Fed study shows
6/9/20 | People are getting in planes: The travel business is picking up
6/9/20 | The US recession is confirmed. Now what?
6/9/20 | Economists are hunting for alternative indicators of recovery
6/8/20 | US stocks erase all losses for the year
6/5/20 | Tenants’ troubles put stress on commercial real estate
6/5/20 | Economic strain persists even as businesses reopen
Updates have been made to the SBA’s PPP and the Federal Reserve’s MSLP. A second stimulus package is seeming more unlikely.
6/9/20 | The Fed expands Main Street Lending Program again to reach more small businesses
6/9/20 | As many as 25,000 US stores may close in 2020, mostly malls
6/8/20 | Fed faces tricky balancing act in recession response
6/8/20 | IRS warns on COVID-19 scams involving stimulus checks, fake cures & more
6/8/20 | Republicans resist calls for big stimulus package
6/8/20 | The $600 federal unemployment boost is set to end July 31. Here’s what happens next
6/8/20 | Not everything about the SBA’s PPP has changed. Here are 6 things to know.
6/8/20 | COVID-19 has given businesses a push to make changes
Florida has officially entered “Phase 2” of its reopening as positive cases continue to rise.
6/9/20 | Coronavirus Increase In Phase 2 For Pinellas County: Health Dept.
6/9/20 | Coronavirus cases growing by more than 1,000 a day as testing ramps up
6/9/20 | Florida vacation rental regulations are ‘confusing’ for owners, customers
6/8/20 | Four hours in, city small business grant program runs out of money
6/5/20 | Economic impact of loss of tourism due to COVID-19
6/5/20 | Phase 2 begins in Florida: What is opened, what is closed, and what is next
6/5/20 | Jacksonville hotels continue recovery, see 1.3% growth over previous week
6/4/20 | Here’s how Hillsborough County is using its coronavirus relief funding to help businesses
6/3/20 | Tampa International Airport may extend rent relief program for airlines, vendors
6/3/20 | Coronavirus poses new math for Jacksonville’s restaurants that bet big before pandemic
A selection of strategic resources from the Harvard Business Review, Tampa Bay Business Journal, Ad Exchanger, Forbes, and Inc.
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Numbers as of End-of-Day 6/9/20
There have now been 66,000 cases throughout the state of Florida and 2,765 deaths.
Totals by county:
Duval: 1,824 cases and 54 deaths
Hillsborough: 2,923 cases and 93 deaths
Orange: 2,449 cases and 45 deaths
Manatee: 1,229 cases and 111 deaths
Pasco: 442 cases and 15 deaths
Pinellas: 1,679 cases and 99 deaths
Polk: 1,243 cases and 70 deaths
Sarasota: 694 cases and 86 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/