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Governor issues stay-at-home order for South Florida

Added 03-30-20 12:56:03pm EST - “ORLANDO, Fla. ?" Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) on Monday announced that he is issuing a stay-at-home order for the southern portion of the state as the number of positive coronavirus cases grows.?” - Thehill.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Thehill.com: “Governor issues stay-at-home order for South Florida”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

ORLANDO, Fla. — Florida Gov. Ron DeSantisRonald Dion DeSantisU.S. poised for hellish month as coronavirus surges Florida reporter says she was blocked from Gov. DeSantis's coronavirus press briefing CDC issues travel advisory for NY tri-state area after Trump says quarantine not necessary MORE (R) on Monday announced that he is issuing a stay-at-home order for the southern portion of the state as the number of positive coronavirus cases grows. 

The order will apply to Broward, Miami-Dade, Palm Beach and Monroe counties through the middle of May. 

"The 'Safer-At-Home' [order] is the right move for southeast Florida," DeSantis said at a press conference at the Hard Rock Stadium, just north of Miami. "This is the time to do the right thing. Listen to all of your local officials."

There are more than 5,000 positive coronavirus cases in Florida, with the state's department of health reporting 523 new positive cases on Sunday. The four counties included in the stay-at-home order make up over 58 percent of the cases in the Sunshine State, according to The Miami Herald.

The governor also announced a mandatory 14-day self-quarantine on any travelers entering the state from Louisiana, in addition to a mandatory two-week quarantine from the greater New York City area. 

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