Tracking coronavirus: Global deaths surpass 102,000; Florida cases near 18,000 with 419 dead

Below is a log of the day's events as it relates to the global coronavirus pandemic. 

4:00 a.m. -- The Florida Department of Health announced a new statewide total of 16,826 -- 16,323 of those cases are Florida residents. There are 371 deaths.

5:00 a.m. --  Starting Friday, AdventHealth says they will offer drive-up testing for the coronavirus at the Daytona International Speedway. Details HERE. 

6:00 a.m. -- The University of Central Florida announced they are expanding their remote instruction for all summer sessions. The earliest face-to-face classes could resume in the fall. Read more HERE.

11:00 a.m. -- The Florida Department of Health says there are now 17,531 cases of coronavirus in the state. The death toll has risen to 390.

County-by-County cases:

  • Orange: 895
  • Brevard: 115
  • Volusia: 187
  • Osceola: 300
  • Seminole: 235
  • Flagler: 44

1:30 pm. -- The number of deaths that have been attributed to COVID-19 worldwide crossed 100,000 on Friday, according to the most recent data from Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Center. Read more HERE. 

2:00 p.m. -- The XFL’s future appeared to be in doubt as COO Jeffrey Pollock said in a Friday conference call that all employees had been laid off, according to multiple reports.

3:30 p.m. -- Osceola County issues requirement for anyone in public to wear face masks.  The order goes into effect on Monday, April 13, at 12:01 a.m. Read more HERE

6:00 a.m. -- The Florida Department of Health announced a new statewide total of 17,968, including 2,496 hospitalizations. There are 419 deaths.

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