On this Wednesday, May 6, episode of Sundial:
What would reopening look like in Miami-Dade County?
The results of Miami-Dade County’s reopening of parks, marinas and golf courses have been mixed.
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Over the weekend, hundreds attempted to access boat ramps across South Dade and many were turned away. Also, thousands of people were cited at Miami Beach’s South Pointe Park for not wearing protective gear. Officials later closed the park because so few people were adhering to the guidelines.
“We need to continue testing and retesting and that is going to be crucial to the next stage, opening the county,” says Miami-Dade County Commissioner Esteban Bovo, who represents parts of Hialeah and Miami Lakes. “If we don’t police ourselves we’re going to continue in this cycle.”
He joined Sundial to talk with host Luis Hernandez about the possibility of incentivizing residents to take more precautions during the global pandemic.
The Florida Keys have reopened.
Certain businesses like retail shops and restaurants in