August 31st COVID-19 Update
Governor DeSantis Encourages Tourists to Come to Florida on Planes
Gov. Ron DeSantis made the case that tourists could safely take commercial flights to visit Florida, as newly reported coronavirus cases grew by more than 3,800 people Friday, down from peak averages of nearly 12,000 cases daily in mid-July. Read more here.
Governor DeSantis Suggests he will Extend Eviction Moratorium
Gov. Ron DeSantis on Friday suggested he will likely extend Florida’s stay-on-evictions while speaking to reporters in Fort Lauderdale.
“I will work on the moratorium,” he said. “I think we probably will continue that as well.”
The current moratorium is scheduled to expire on Sep. 1 at 12:01 a.m. If signed, it will be the fifth consecutive extension. Read more here.