Miami Closing Restaurants and Gyms, Again

July 6, 2020

By: Staff Report

MIAMI, Fla. – Miami Mayor Carlos Gimenez announced an order to close restaurants and gyms again in Miami, which will go to in effect Wednesday.

Miami Mayor Carlos Gimenez

Gimenez said beaches will reopen Tuesday after being closed for the holiday weekend, but they could be closed again if people are seen gathering in large crowds or not following safety rules.

“I am signing an emergency order that will close restaurants (except for takeout and delivery services), along with ballrooms, banquet facilities, party venues, gyms and fitness centers, and short-term rentals,” Gimenez said in a statement Monday morning. “These closings, among others that will be included in the order, will be effective Wednesday, July 8, 2020. We want to ensure that our hospitals continue to have the staffing necessary to save lives.”

Florida hit a new record of 11,458 new COVID-19 cases in a day on Saturday.

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