MIAMI: Trump Golf Resort Reopens Amid Surging Cases

The New York Times reports:

Poolside at President Trump’s resort near Miami, dozens of guests sunned on lounge chairs and chatted in cabanas. Golfers fanned out across multiple courses, and the hotel lobby hummed with activity for the first time in months. But the reopening of Trump National Doral, the most important source of revenue for the president’s strained family business, came as new cases of the coronavirus spiked in surrounding Miami-Dade County and public health officials urged caution about resuming normal activity.

At the Doral resort, steps were being taken to prevent infections, even as many visitors and some staff members did not wear masks — something the president himself has been reluctant to do in public. Ordering a meal at the poolside restaurant required a cellphone, as no menus were given out. Tables and chaise longues were disinfected between guests. On the golf courses, there were no ball-washers, coolers, or ice and water machines, among other changes.

Read the full article. On Monday, Florida surpassed 100,000 COVID cases with Miami-Dade County seeing a quarter of those infections.