Tag Archives: Carlos Gimenez

GOP Rep-Elect/Former Miami-Dade Mayor Is COVID+

The Associated Press reports: South Florida Congressman-elect Carlos Gimenez has tested positive for coronavirus. His campaigned announced Friday that the former Miami-Dade County mayor and his wife, Lourdes, tested positive Thursday for COVID-19 after having mild symptoms. They said they’re self-isolating at home, in accordance with Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines and advice from medical professionals. Gimenez served …

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Miami-Dade County To Re-Close Gyms And Restaurants

CNN reports: As Florida sets the most dubious of records amid the coronavirus pandemic, Miami-Dade County has decided it’s done playing by the state’s rules. As of Wednesday, restaurants in the county, the state’s most populous, will be shut down — again — except for takeout and delivery, county Mayor Carlos Gimenez announced in a news release. The mayor’s executive …

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Miami Beaches To Close For Fourth Of July Weekend

Re Miami Beach reports: As COVID-19 cases surge in Florida, Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Gimenez [photo] said he will sign an emergency order on Saturday closing all beaches for the Fourth of July weekend beginning beginning Friday, July 3 and ending on Tuesday, July 7. “The closure may be extended if conditions do not improve and people do not follow …

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