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Florida Rescinds Quarantine Mandate For New York Travelers

 The order rescinded a mandate issued in March that people must quarantine upon arriving in Florida from New York.
The order rescinded a mandate issued in March that people must quarantine upon arriving in Florida from New York.

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis has rescinded an order requiring people traveling from New York, New Jersey and Connecticut to the Sunshine State to quarantine or isolate for 14 days.

The order signed by DeSantis and made public Thursday also eliminated detailed requirements restaurant employees had to meet before they could return to work.  

DeSantis’ latest order rescinded a mandate issued in March that people must quarantine upon arriving in Florida if they had come from the New York area, which at the time was the epicenter of the pandemic.

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