FL Gov Lifts All Restrictions On Restaurants, Businesses

Miami’s ABC News affiliate reports:

Gov. Ron DeSantis lifted all restrictions on restaurants and other businesses in Florida on Friday in a move to reopen the state’s economy despite the spread of the coronavirus.

Local governments, however, may still impose restrictions for their areas, although they are not allowed to limit restaurants to reopen at less than 50% capacity. Local leaders will also have to show justification and the estimated cost for operating restaurants under 100% capacity.

On Friday, Broward County Mayor Dale Holness announced that restaurants in his county would be permitted to reopen bar counters, however alcohol would not be allowed to be served in those areas, patrons would need to be 6-feet apart and plexiglass would need to installed.