On August 6, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis eliminated the order that required all vacationers coming to Florida from New York, Connecticut and New Jersey to quarantine for 14 days.
In accordance with CBS and The Related Press, Republican Gov. DeSantis had initially mandated the 14-day quarantine for vacationers from these states due to their excessive charges of an infection, particularly amongst New Yorkers. Now, nonetheless, New York’s state-wide every day an infection fee is simply one-tenth of Florida’s every day fee.
Because the instances in Florida rose in June, the Democratic New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo ordered his personal mandate requiring residents from Florida and different southern states to quarantine upon arriving in New York.
Gov. DeSantis’ new order additionally eases necessities for when restaurant workers needs to be saved dwelling, stating that the state Division of Enterprise and Skilled Regulation needs to be held accountable for creating satisfactory screening protocol based mostly on CDC info.
The earlier order required restaurant workers to remain dwelling and chorus from working ought to they keep in touch with somebody with COVID-19 if they’ve signs of the virus or had been to an airport or on a cruise inside 14 days of working.
Florida’s every day fee is now 7,650 new instances, with a complete of 510,389 instances, the second-highest within the nation after California. The dying fee is second solely to Texas based on this previous week.
The state of Florida can also be ramping up testing now that Tropical Storm Isaias has handed after having been shut down for 3 days. They’ve already logged 100,000 check outcomes.