NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with Fedrick Ingram, head of the Florida Education Association, about the state's decision to require schools to reopen this fall with in-person classes.
Trump's campaign has long wanted a sports arena packed to the rafters, but the president concedes in an interview that the worsening Florida outbreak may force those plans to shift.
The state's largest teachers union says educators want schools to reopen, but the plan lacks detail on safety measures. "There's a lot of angst from teachers across the state," a union official says.
In Miami, local officials have ordered a rollback of some reopening measures because of the region's soaring coronavirus cases. Gyms have to close and in-person dining at restaurants is prohibited.
Florida and Texas reported their biggest daily rise in new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the past few days as deaths in the U.S. continue to rise.
The surge of coronavirus cases in Florida shows no signs of slowing down. The state hits another daily record, with more than 10,000 cases reported on Thursday.
The NBA says it's ready to restart its season following its shutdown because of the coronavirus. All games will be played in Orlando, Fla., without fans but with a strict set of health protocols.
Florida suspends consumption of alcohol at bars as the state's daily count of coronavirus infections reaches nearly 9,000 — smashing the earlier record set on Wednesday of 5,000.
The median age of coronavirus patients in the state has dropped since reopening. Dr. Cheryl Holder of the Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine at Florida International University discusses why.