As COVID-19 cases start to increase in Florida, Orange County Mayor Jerry Demmings is asking businesses to require masks to be worn indoors regardless of vaccination status. He is also asking for masks to be worn in crowded places whether you’ve been fully vaccinated or not.
COVID cases in Orange County have risen to a double-digit 14 day rolling positivity rate which is almost triple the rate from three weeks ago. Vaccination rates for Orange County residents has also slowed.
Disney World relaxed its mask policies last month when Orange County and the CDC dropped their recommendation for masks and distancing for fully vaccinated individuals. Unvaccinated guests are required to wear masks while indoors and masks are required on Disney transportation.
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis approved legislation restricting counties from mandating any new restrictions to counter the surging cases of COVID-19 cases. Orange County will need to rely on businesses and individuals to take precautions against the virus.
Disney World has not made an announcement regarding changing its face mask policy. Stay tuned for more information.
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