All 67 of Florida’s counties are considered areas of high transmission, meaning they have more than 100 new cases per 100,000 people in the past seven days.
“We have come too far and sacrificed too much to turn back now," Mayor Daniella Levine Cava said as coronavirus cases rise.
“It’s very reasonable for counties to take more mitigation measures like the mask rules you see coming out in LA," Dr. Vivek Murthy said.
"I think this is a very important step in the direction of trying to get back to some degree of normality," the doctor said.
"Yes, we do need to start being more liberal as we get more people vaccinated," the nation's top infectious disease expert said.
Sen. Lora Reinbold (R) was recorded arguing with Alaska Airlines staff about its mask policies last week. This followed her reportedly calling the airline's staff “mask bullies.”
Dr. Michael Osterholm delivers a stark warning to states moving to reopen too quickly.
The GOP-Controlled Assembly's vote came a week after the state Senate killed the Democratic governor's mask order.
As COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations surge across the Midwest, some states have finally imposed restrictions to slow the spread of the virus.
"Now that he's busy tweeting campaign messages, I would ask him to do this: Listen to the scientists," the Democratic presidential nominee said.