Gov. DeSantis Announces Most of Florida Will Enter Phase 2 of Reopening on Friday

Posted at 4:24 PM, Jun 03, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-05 10:52:37-04

Governor Ron DeSantis announced that Florida, except for Miami-Dade, Broward, and Palm Beach counties, will enter phase 2 of reopening on Friday, June 5.

During phase 2, bars, pubs, movie theaters and entertainment venues can open at 50% capacity.

“Movie theaters, and bowling alleys, they have a 50% capacity appropriate social distancing and sanitation protocols. Those have not been operating up to this point, you know they now have a pathway to do that,” DeSantis said.

Personal service businesses such as tattoo parlors, massage establishments and tanning salons may also open while adhering to strict guidance from the state's health department.

Gyms and retail store can open at full capacity with social distancing and sanitation protocols in place.