FLORIDA - Open For Business

 IT'S TIME

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. —Gov. Ron DeSantis said most of Florida will be able to enter phase one of reopening as of May 4, except for in three counties with the most cases in South Florida.

“We need to focus on facts and not fear,” DeSantis said in a news conference discussing his plan for reopening Florida Wednesday evening.

He said the state needs to reopen gradually with all but Broward, Miami-Dade and Palm Beach counties moving to phase one on May 4.

“We will get Florida back on its feet by using an approach that’s safe, smart and step-by-step,” he said.

DeSantis said phase one means elective surgeries can resume, and restaurants can do outdoor seating with 6 feet between tables and 25% capacity indoors with 6-foot spacing.

He said retail can reopen as well with 25% capacity.

DeSantis said in phase one schools, bars, gyms and personal services will remain closed.

MORE  


Be the first to comment

Please check your e-mail for a link to activate your account.

Copyright © 2018 Republican Executive Committee of Volusia County. All rights Reserved.

Paid for by Republican Executive Committee of Volusia County and not authorized by any candidate or candidate's committee. Contributions or gifts to RECVC are not tax deductible. Unless otherwise prohibited by applicable law or as specifically directed by the donor, all contributions will be deposited into the RECVC federal account. Such other contributions will be handled in accordance with applicable law. RECVC, PO Box 9096, Daytona Beach, FL 32120.