This is gonna be interesting…….
Miami-Dade County in Florida is imposing a curfew heading into the July 4 weekend to try to prevent exacerbating the burgeoning coronavirus outbreak in the state.
The curfew, starting Friday night at 10 p.m. and lasting until 6 a.m., will be implemented “until further notice,” said Carolos Gimenez, the county’s mayor.
“During curfew hours no one shall use streets or sidewalks for any purpose, except first responders, medical personnel & essential worker going to/from work,” he tweeted.
The curfew does not apply to essential workers, and municipalities are allowed to impose more stringent restrictions within their jurisdictions.
Miami-Dade County already closed its beaches for the holiday weekend amid concerns that gatherings will spark further coronavirus outbreaks.
Florida, along with other states like Arizona, California and Texas, has seen a massive spike in COVID-19 cases, recording over 10,000 new cases last Wednesday alone.
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) has taken some steps to try to blunt the virus’s spread, including closing bars and some beaches, though he has not implemented a statewide mask requirement. Several localities have implemented orders requiring people wear masks in public….