Orange County Mayor asking businesses to require masks indoors due to a rise in COVID cases

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Orange County Mayor asking businesses to require masks indoors due to a rise in COVID cases

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.

Related – Orange County Mayor recommending masks to be worn indoors once again

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.

Orange County Mayor asking businesses to require masks indoors due to a rise in COVID cases

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.


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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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One thought on “Orange County Mayor asking businesses to require masks indoors due to a rise in COVID cases

  1. The orange county Mayor was not happy when thr themebparks and businesses lifted their Mask rule and he’s been champing at the bit to get them reinstated because Gov DeSantis has effectively neutered his control.
    And he want to do anything he can to gain it back.
    So now he wants businesses to go back to Masks.
    Fo)ow the science he kept saying.
    Well CDC the ultimate authority in science said the mask mandates should be lifted.
    So now it’s, follow the science… except that science.
    Major face palm

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