Florida bans alcohol consumption at bars as coronavirus cases rise among younger demographics in the stateRickey Stokes
Posted by: RStokes
Date: Jun 26 2020 8:58 PM
FLORIDA: On Friday announced a ban of on-premise alcohol consumption at bars, just after the state Department of Health released daily Coronavirus
figures showing its count increased by nearly 9,000 cases -- more than 3,400 cases up from the previous daily increase.
Florida’s alcohol regulatory agency announced on Twitter the ban of alcohol consumption in bars, saying: “Effective immediately, the Department of Business and Professional Regulation is suspending on-premises consumption of alcohol at bars statewide.”
Florida’s Department of Health announced 8,942 new cases of COVID-19 on Friday, topping the state’s previous daily record of 5,511 set Wednesday.