Florida News That Impacts You – November 15th, 2021
Bottom Line: Your daily recap of the some of the biggest news from around the state that impacts you in South Florida.
- Florida enters this week having had the fewest population adjusted COVID-19 cases in the country for a fourth consecutive week. Additionally, Florida’s averaged 1,497 new daily cases over the past week – marking the first week of fewer than 1,500 cases per day on average since June 12th of last year. Related...
- Hospitalizations for COVID-19 continue to decline. 1,439 people were hospitalized with the virus, 30 fewer than the prior day and the lowest since the winter surge in cases early this year.
- Florida’s Special State Legislative Session kicks off today in Tallahassee. Four bills are specifically set to be considered. They are entitled: Reject COVID-19 Vaccine Mandates, Protect Private Health Care and Religious Information, Begin Withdrawing From OSHA and Remove Authority of State Heath Officer to Order Vaccinations.
- Disney’s mass relocation of 2,000 employees from Southern California to Florida has begun. The plan, announced in July, torelocatethousands of employees to Orlando due to “Florida’s business-friendly climate” is now underway. The Burbank based company isfacilitatingthe relocation of the eligible employees and their families as part of plan to make Florida, as opposed to California, the hub of operations going forward.