The tourism that Gov. Ron DeSantis encouraged? It’s a Superspreader Gone Wild!
(CNN)Miami Beach was forced to extend a curfew and state of emergency, possibly for several weeks, after city police struggled to control shoulder-to-shoulder crowds of spring breakers last weekend, Mayor Dan Gelber said Monday.
More than 50 people have been arrested and eight firearms confiscated since Friday, according to a Sunday tweet from Miami Beach police.
On Saturday night, police fired pepper balls in an attempt to break up throngs of mostly maskless partiers on the city’s main thoroughfares.
The Miami Beach City Commission met Sunday night and declared an 8 p.m. curfew would remain for the city’s entertainment district Thursdays through Sundays, until at least March 30.
Bridges and causeways will be closed those days from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. Residents, hotel guests and employees are exempted from those rules.
“It’s Floriduh, Jake.”
(I’m an old, all of those Whatevs Gone Wild vids were filmed in Floriduh during Spring Break. Um, but I’m only guessing…)