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Miami-Dade County Aims for Partial Reopening May 18th

Could Broward Open on Same Date?
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Posted at 1:51 PM, May 08, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-08 14:26:47-04

On Friday Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Gimenez announced a COVID-19 target date to reopen Phase 1 on May 18th that could possibly coincide with a Broward County Phase 1 reopening. Mayor Gimenez emphasized that beaches will NOT reopen on that target date.

Governor Ron DeSantis started reopening Florida with Phase 1 Monday, but on Friday local Congress members sent him a letter saying they were concerned it was a “rushed reopening.”

Miami-Dade and Broward counties were NOT part of the initial part of Phase 1 because we have a higher concentration of Coronavirus cases.

Reopening may prove a difficult process as earlier in the week, officials had to re-close South Pointe Park on Miami Beach because citizens failed to follow COVID-19 rules.

For more on today's announcement, click the video above.