Hialeah Mayor Says City Is At “Breaking Point” [VIDEO]

The Washington Post reports:

The mayor of one of the largest cities in Florida said Monday that his community is at a “critical stage” in the pandemic and called for more of a unified statewide strategy, saying a patchwork of rules is rendering the restrictions in his area largely ineffective.

“It’s a breaking point,” Hialeah, Fla., Mayor Carlos Hernández said on CNN’s “New Day,” recounting late-night conversations with officials at hospitals in his city. Florida’s current hospitalizations peaked at 9,363 on Sunday, according to data tracked by The Washington Post.

Early this month, Miami-Dade County imposed a 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. curfew intended to limit interactions that could spread the coronavirus. But Hernández said that with fewer restrictions in neighboring Broward County, people in Miami-Dade can just head over there when curfew sets in.

Hialeah is the sixth-largest city in Florida.