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Weekly COVID Update: 6/24 – 7/1

Economic Outlook 

Although economic recovery seemed threatened by the recent increase in COVID-19 cases, some positive signs became apparent at the end of the week.  

6/30/20 | Dow caps off best quarter since 1987 as strong economic data drives gains 

6/30/20 | Stocks climb on new signs of economic recovery 

6/30/20 | National mask mandate could save US from a 5% GDP hit, Goldman Sachs says 

6/30/20 | US companies tumble into bankruptcy at fastest pace since 2013 under coronavirus stress 

6/30/20 | US consumer spending’s rise may be short-lived 

6/29/20 | Coronavirus resurgence threatens fragile U.S. economic recovery 

Business News 

The PPP has officially ended as the nation waits for news on a second stimulus check.  

6/30/20 | The PPP ends today. Here’s what’s next 

6/30/20 | Small businesses got – and spent – their PPP loans. So what happens next? 

6/30/20 | Second stimulus check timeline – everything we know about a possible second stimulus check 

6/30/20 | Unemployment payments by Treasury hit pandemic high in June 

6/30/20 | Global dealmaking drops to lowest level in over a decade 

6/26/20 | SBA faces ‘parade’ of lawsuits over handling of PPP 

Local Updates 

Florida sees a spike in cases as municipalities continue to issue mandatory mask orders. Governor DeSantis opted not to move on to the next phase of reopening.  

6/30/20 | Florida COVID-19 cases top 150,000; Tampa Bay area deaths reach new daily high 

6/30/20 | Florida to start reporting current COVID-19 hospitalization  

6/30/20 | Florida’s eviction moratorium extended through July 

6/30/20 | Mayor of Miami suggests he’s willing to shut the city back down if he’s unable to contain the coronavirus surge with a mask mandate and new penalties  

6/30/20 | Jacksonville changes course, issues face mask mandate 

6/30/20 | Sarasota City leaders approve mandatory mask ordinance 

6/30/20 | Hillsborough, Pinellas open new COVID-19 mask distribution sites 

6/29/20 | Demand for coronavirus tests overwhelming Tampa Bay area sites 

6/28/20 | By the numbers: coronavirus cases up in Florida 

6/26/20 | Coronavirus: you can no longer drink alcohol at bars in Florida 

6/25/20 | DeSantis: No plans to move to next phase of reopening Florida amid spike 

Numbers as of End-of-Day 6/30/20 

There have now been 152,434 cases throughout the state of Florida and 3,604 deaths.  

Totals by county: 

Duval: 6,207 cases and 64 deaths 

Hillsborough: 10,752 cases and 138 deaths 

Orange: 10,314 cases and 58 deaths 

Manatee: 2,856 cases and 130 deaths 

Pasco: 1,992 cases and 19 deaths 

Pinellas: 6,487 cases and 166 deaths 

Polk: 3,836 cases and 98 deaths 

Sarasota: 1,482 cases and 97 deaths 

For updated data, visit: https://fdoh.maps.arcgis.com/apps/opsdashboard/index.html#/8d0de33f260d444c852a615dc7837c86.  

Resources    

WHO: https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019/advice-for-public    

CDC: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html    

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/ 

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