Mayors can do the right thing even when governors refuse -Good going Miami

Facing the facts of Covid-19 in Miami-Dade County, the Mayor has taken steps to get the problem under control. The county, which already had the highest number of cases and deaths in Florida at 48,992 cases with 1051 deaths, had 1981 additional cases with eight deaths today.

Mayor Gimenez told the 2.8 million residences of the county that as of Wednesday, restaurants will be re-closed with the exception of taking out and delivery and gyms and other venues, including ballrooms, will be closed. Although beaches will be opened tomorrow that could change if people insist on gathering in large groups and don’t maintain social distancing and proper mask usage.

He reported that hospital facilities were being stretched, and there was concern that enough facilities were available to handle the Covid-19 cases that seem to continue to grow.

Mayor Gimenez proves that when the Federal government and even the State government refuses to do what is right for the health safety of the citizens, the city government can intervene.

I applaud the Mayor for his actions in putting the health of the city population ahead of political considerations and wish more would do so. I hope some more Mayor’s across the country will do likewise.

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