STATEWIDE — Disney World, Universal Orlando, and SeaWorld all shut down for an unprecedented amount of time. School districts shuttered. Professional sports leagues suspended.

Florida officials continue to try to mitigate the spread of the novel coronavirus, which has been deemed a pandemic by the World Health Organization and has sickened hundreds of thousands globally and killed thousands.


Charter Communications has temporarily opened its live stream free to the public. You can watch Spectrum News via our live stream on your desktop or laptop without a subscription by visiting our website and clicking “Watch Live” in the upper right. Charter also is temporarily offering free broadband and wifi access to families with K-12 or college students as well as teachers. To enroll, call 1-844-488-8395. The company also will open more than half a million wifi hotspots across the country.


Spectrum News 13 reporters and crews are providing up-to-the-minute coverage of the COVID-19 outbreak, and the latest news is being provided here on this page.

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