Why Is Florida Reopening? Over 800 New Cases, 20 Deaths As State Begins Reopening

Source: International Business Times - View Original Article
Published: May 04, 2020
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74% Conservative


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90% "It's not a good system.""
87% "Officials said the hope is that while new cases will be reported, numbers will begin to plateau or drop if people follow health and ..."
82% "Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis initially opposed allowing the cruise ships to dock, but changed his mind after President Donald Trump said they should be ..."
78% "Bars, nightclubs, gyms, and personal care outlets will remain closed for a few more weeks until the next two phases are implemented.""
76% "GETTY IMAGES / JOE RAEDLE""
74% "The first phase of the plan under Executive Order 20-112 will allow retail spaces and restaurants to begin reopening with indoor occupancy limited to ..."
70% "Restaurants with outdoor seating can operate space at full occupancy.""
66% "Throughout this whole time, I've said I'd rather get it right than get it fast, DeSantis told reporters Saturday.""
65% "The system just totally broke, DeSantis told reporters Sunday during a visit to Daytona Beach's Halifax Health Medical Center.""

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Contributing sentiments towards policy:

90% : "It's not a good system.
87% : Officials said the hope is that while new cases will be reported, numbers will begin to plateau or drop if people follow health and safety guidelines. Despite the new cases and deaths, Florida is pushing forward with reopening under Gov. Ron DeSantis' three-phase plan.
82% : Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis initially opposed allowing the cruise ships to dock, but changed his mind after President Donald Trump said they should be allowed to disembark.
78% : Bars, nightclubs, gyms, and personal care outlets will remain closed for a few more weeks until the next two phases are implemented.
76% : GETTY IMAGES / JOE RAEDLE
74% : The first phase of the plan under Executive Order 20-112 will allow retail spaces and restaurants to begin reopening with indoor occupancy limited to 25% building capacity.
70% : Restaurants with outdoor seating can operate space at full occupancy.
66% : DeSantis spoke about the speed at which those businesses will reopen during a visit to a hair salon in Orlo Vista.
66% : "Throughout this whole time, I've said I'd rather get it right than get it fast," DeSantis told reporters Saturday.
65% : "The system just totally broke," DeSantis told reporters Sunday during a visit to Daytona Beach's Halifax Health Medical Center.
63% : KEY POINTSThe lastest coronavirus update brought the total in Florida to 36,987 confirmed cases and 1,399 deathsRetail spaces and restaurants began reopening Monday as part of Gov. Ron DeSantis' three phase plan to reopen FloridaGyms, nightclubs, bars, and other businesses will remain close for the time being while retail outlets and restaurants total occupancy is limited to 25% Florida took the first steps in reopening Monday despite state health officials reporting another wave of confirmed cases and deaths from the coronavirus pandemic.
58% : Around 6,110 people required hospitalization from the pandemic, but officials have not reported how many remain hospitalized as of Monday.
46% : We're going to deal with that."
43% : But we just want to be very thorough about how we're doing it."
25% : While the order is statewide, stricter guidelines were laid out for Miami-Dade, Broward, and Palm Beach counties, which account for nearly 60% of Florida's coronavirus cases.
22% : "It doesn't mean we're going to sit on our hands.
14% : DeSantis also said over the weekend that officials would begin looking into the reported problems around unemployment applications and delays in CARES Act checks being mailed out.
7% : Officials reported another 819 confirmed cases and 20 deaths were reported, bringing the statewide total to 36,987 confirmed cases and 1,399 deaths from coronavirus.

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