"After consulting with our County's public health experts, I will be signing an emergency order on Saturday to close all beaches in Miami-Dade County starting Friday, July 3, and ending Tuesday, July 7," Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Gimenez said in a statement late Friday night.
25 percent capacity for in-room dining starts today in Palm Beach, other counties expected to follow next week. Miami-Dade on track to reopen some businesses Monday
The document, called “Travel in the New Normal,” was a collaborative effort with medical and infectious disease experts. It does not offer any timeline but presents a layered approach to restore travelers’ confidence by showing that all sectors of the business are adapting consistent best practices going forward.
Phase 1 of Florida's reopening is set to begin Monday with some restaurants and retail stores opening on a limited capacity.
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis said an announcement about when he would be reopening the state would be coming on Wednesday. His current stay-at-home order expires Thursday, but the governor has yet to put a hard date on when the state might begin resuming normal activities, saying it will be a methodical approach.
Trump invited DeSantis to recommend countries that should be “cut off” from traveling to the U.S., specifically mentioning Brazil. “You’ll let us know,” I have told the governor.
Florida coronavirus update for Sunday: Nearly 750 killed in state as nationwide toll approaches 40,000.
The latest on coronavirus in Florida: Schools closed for the rest of the academic year; a list of senior living facilities impacted by the pandemic; and the number of cases and deaths across the state. Nationwide, there are over 735,000 cases and over 39,000 deaths.
Disney is temporarily shuttering Walt Disney World in Florida and Disneyland Paris, beginning this Sunday and lasting through the end of the month, due to the coronavirus pandemic. It follows the news that Disneyland California and Universal Studios Hollywood are temporarily closing starting March 14 as well.