Miami-Dade closes casinos as curfew imposed

The renewed closures come after a growth in Covid-19 cases.
The renewed closures come after a growth in Covid-19 cases.

Miami-Dade County will impose a curfew and close casinos and other venues due to a growth in Covid-19 cases.

US.- Miami-Dade County will impose a 10pm to 6am curfew and close casinos, bowling alleys, and strip clubs ahead of Independence Day tomorrow after reports of 10,000 new Covid-19 cases in the county.

Announcing the new measures, Mayor Carlos Gimenez said: “I agree with my medical advisers that young people and their parents are not taking seriously the New Normal rules. [The curfew] is meant to stop people from venturing out and hanging out with friends in groups, which has been shown to be spreading the virus rapidly.”

Dr. Mark Supino, a physician at Jackson Health System in Miami, said the growth in Covid-19 cases was related to the policy of early reopening promoted by Gimenez and other Republican leaders such as Governor Ron DeSantis. Non-essential businesses in the country began opening as early as May 18,

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