USA Today reports:
Cruising restrictions will stay in place. A federal appeals court panel sided with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in its legal battle with Florida over COVID-19 guidelines for cruise lines.
The 2-1 decision handed down late Saturday by the U.S. Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals judges stays a U.S. district judge’s decision – minutes before it would have gone into effect – that the CDC could not enforce its framework for the return of cruises.
Florida had been granted a preliminary injunction that could render restrictions on cruising to and from the state imposed by the CDC as optional guidance starting this month.
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A federal appeals court ruled that the CDC can enforce its rules for cruise ships.
The ruling is a blow to Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, who sued last April to resume cruise ship activity — an industry worth billions of dollars for the state’s economy. https://t.co/xNQJjft0ZO
— Axios (@axios) July 18, 2021