Parts of Florida seeing people under 35 testing positive for coronavirus at higher rate
In St. Petersburg, three popular bars closed after employees tested positive.
“This is happening statewide. Ideally, we would have leadership from the top and this would be a statewide decision,” St. Petersburg Mayor Rick Kriseman said, adding that Gov. Ron DeSantis has encouraged people to use masks but not mandated them.
Pinellas County Commissioner Ken Welch said the county’s cases initially were in assisted living residences and nursing homes but now have shifted to younger people. He said 25 percent of the cases are in the African-American community.
Welch and Kriseman, both Democrats, blamed Republicans DeSantis and President Trump.
With cases still rising in some U.S. states, local officials have balked at …continued .
[Source: Fox News]