Florida News That Impacts You – November 5th, 2021
Bottom Line: Your daily recap of the some of the biggest news from around the state that impacts you in South Florida.
- Less than an hour after the Biden administration imposed a new mandatory COVID-19 vaccination rule for employees who work for companies with 100 or more employees – effective January 4th - the state of Florida promised legal action. Governor DeSantis said: Individuals should make informed choices about their own health care. They shouldn't have to be coerced into getting a jab. In this situation, you're gonna have people, they'll have to choose, do you get fired from your job? Attorney General Ashley Moody said she’s readying a multistate lawsuit against the Biden administration.
- With 1,784 new COVID-19 cases reported on Thursday, Florida’s weekly trend continued to fall. With 1,623 average cases per day over the past week – Florida's trend is the lowest since June 23rd - near the lowest levels of 2021. Related...
- COVID-19 hospitalizations continued to fall as well on Thursday. Forty fewer Floridians are hospitalized with the virus today leaving 1,825 people hospitalized statewide. That’s the lowest since late June as well.
- Universal Orlando is offering a buy one get free offer to Floridians. Now through December 16th Florida residents who buy a regular priced ticket will get a second for free.