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Sun Jul 19, 2020, 03:17 AM

Puerto Rico Governor Asks FAA to Ground Flights from Texas and Florida After Spike in COVID-19 Cases

SAN JUAN Puerto Ricos governor announced major rollbacks including the closure of bars, gyms, marinas, theaters and casinos and restricted the use of beaches as the U.S. commonwealth is hit by a spike in COVID-19 cases in recent weeks.

Governor Wanda Vzquez said the changes and an ongoing curfew from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. will remain in place until July 31.

Weve reached a level where we need to take more restrictive measures, she said.

Other changes include the prohibition of alcohol sales after 7 p.m., limiting the capacity of restaurants to 50 percent and barring travel to the popular nearby islands of Vieques and Culebra to everyone except residents. Only those who are exercising will be allowed on beaches, including joggers, swimmers and surfers.

Read more: https://vifreepress.com/2020/07/puerto-rico-governor-asks-faa-to-ground-flights-from-texas-and-florida-after-spike-in-covid-19-cases/

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