Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez said Wednesday he plans to order all casinos closed across the county and imposed new restrictions on recreation, banning parties at county parks and freezing rentals of scooters and mopeds throughout Miami-Dade.
Despite the city's order to shut down all on-site dining and offer only take out and delivery, a slew of restaurants stayed open past the 5 p.m. deadline Tuesday, March 17, 2020. The city remains packed with tourists during the coronavirus pandemic.
Jockey John R. Velazquez talks about racing without fans at Gulfstream Park in Hallandale Beach, Florida on Friday, March 13, 2020. Organizers have decided to continue racing horses but without fans due to fears of possible COVID-19 transmissions.