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Florida's DeSantis Shifts, Issues Stay-at-Home Order

1 month ago   |   By Newser

Florida is joining the majority of states with stay-at-home orders. Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis issued the directive Wednesday amid a sharp spike in cases and mounting pressure, reports the Washington Post. DeSantis told residents to stay home for 30 days except for "essential services or activities." The order takes effect...
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Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis orders statewide shutdown after insisting the White House hadn't advised him to take bold action

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis orders statewide shutdown after insisting the White House hadn't advised him to take bold action

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, a Republican closely aligned with President Donald Trump, ordered that the entire state of Florida shut down to slow the spread of the coronavirus effective on Thursday.
Florida has become a hotspot of the pandemic in the US as DeSantis repeatedly rejected calls to issue a statewide stay-at-home order, which he's described as a dictatorial move.
Republican Mayor Francis Suarez of Miami, who was the first person in Miami-Dade County to test positive for the novel coronavirus, told Insider last week that he supports a statewide lockdown.
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