Wednesday’s report, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis said, took action to ban local cities from complying with masked orders in proportion to the nationwide coronavirus infections.
The measure which extends the execution command DeSantis, signed in September, prevents local governments from fining people who do not disguise themselves and orders restaurants to close without public health or economic data to justify the move, writes clickorlando.com
The order indicates that the Sunny State will pass the epidemic “3. that is, restaurants, bars and salons can reopen at full capacity, the outlet reported.
Florida’s calm implementation plan comes at a time when the second wave of COVID-19 is hitting the United States and surpassing the deaths of 260,000 people nationwide – and encouraging other states to introduce stricter safety standards.
This also happens after a Florida mayor closed a bar in his county over the weekend after being flooded with unmasked partygoers for the first time since the pandemic began. The photos show defenseless patrons shoulder to shoulder inside Wharf Fort Lauderdale.
On Wednesday, DeSantis released a video announcing breakthroughs in vaccinations – but did not comment on why it has extended the ban on masks.
“In recent days, we’ve seen several breakthroughs in the fight for COVID-19,” he said in a video. “If we can redouble our efforts to get the vaccine deployed, we’ll help save thousands of Florida lives.”
On Tuesday, Florida health officials reported 8,555 new COVID-19 cases and 72 deaths from the disease.
A total of more than 953,300 infections and at least 18,157 deaths were reported in the state, according to data from Johns Hopkins University on Wednesday afternoon.