Bahamas Prime Minister Hubert Minnis on Monday termed the hurricane a "historic tragedy" for the archipelago. US forecasters said the storm would keep hammering the Bahamas overnight into Tuesday.
To satisfy students’ late night cravings, the University of North Florida has installed a new vending machine, called the Pizza ATM, on their campus.
A Florida man undergoing kidney dialysis looks to Trump for emotional support but is extremely upset he can't bring a life-sized cardboard cutout of Trump to the centre where is he undergoing treatment.
Compared to the 2003-2004 season, Florida's orange production will be down by 80 percent this season (harvests last from November to April depending on the citrus variety). Grapefruits are the most affected.
They brought the US death toll to 16, including 14 reported earlier, according to a tally by Johns Hopkins University Coronavirus Research Center. More than 200 people have contracted the virus in the United States.
In China, where the outbreak began, the disease has been substantially deadlier for the elderly. In Italy, the epicentre of the virus outbreak in Europe, the more than 100 people who died were either elderly, sick with other complications, or both.
Trump, who flew back to Washington after a weekend golfing at his Florida resort and having dinner with Brazil's right-wing president, has spent weeks dismissing the seriousness of the threat.
As of 2am on Sunday, the storm’s center was located about 405 miles (650 kilometers) south-southwest of Cape Hatteras, North Carolina, the US National Hurricane Center in Miami said.
Universal Orlando is only reopening at 35 percent capacity and has launched a system of virtual lines in which space can be reserved, to avoid queues and crowds.