August 6, 2020
Florida Business News

2020 hurricane forecast revised, named storms could be double that of normal year

We're only two months into the 6-month long hurricane season and we've already had 9 named storms with 2 of them becoming hurricanes. It's the fastest start to a hurricane season on record and it's unlikely to slow down.

Flood of eviction filings expected after DeSantis quietly changes Florida’s moratorium wording

The relief felt by tenants when Gov. Ron DeSantis extended Florida’s eviction moratorium another month to Sept. 1 may be short-lived because changes to the order’s phrasing explicitly allow eviction filings to resume and for some residents to be kicked out.

Florida becomes second state to top 500,000 COVID-19 cases

Florida reported another 5,409 COVID-19 cases Wednesday, pushing the state over a half-million confirmed infections. That makes Florida second only to California among states with people diagnosed with the disease.

Disney says it's seeing 'higher than expected' cancellations at its theme parks as Florida cases continue to surge

Even at half-capacity, Disney World is making money — not losing it — but that success hinges on Florida's ability to contain its coronavirus outbreak.

Industry cancels U.S. cruises until Oct. 31, one month after CDC ban expires

Cruise companies are canceling U.S. cruises until at least Oct. 31. The industry lobbying group Cruise Lines International Association announced Wednesday that its member lines won’t be coming back until at least that date.

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