The coronavirus hammer came down on bars and nightclubs as Gov. Ron DeSantis ordered them closed for 30 days while Orlando also imposed a ban of on-site alcohol sales at all venues including restaurants through the end of March as new case information came out on Tuesday.
NEW TOTALS: Duval County now has 6 cases and Clay County has 4 as Florida's total number of coronavirus cases has risen to 192. https://t.co/FMaHmBtSzF
— News4JAX (@wjxt4) March 17, 2020
Florida coronavirus cases grow to 160 with five deaths Ron DeSantis has repeatedly said he wants to leave such decisions to local officials. “This is not uniform in terms of where the virus is percolating,” he said. Ron like Trump believes #NoTestNoVirus https://t.co/VuZlP3APrx
— Le Chat Proud Democrat (@LeChatNoire4) March 17, 2020
— George Waldenberger (@GWaldenWFTV) March 17, 2020
Coronavirus in Florida: beaches not ordered to close amid pandemic. No one should be surprised when our number of deaths and Covid-19 cases go up. https://t.co/TUy4UsAHjI
— Cyanna (@Cyan1137) March 17, 2020