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Gov. DeSantis orders all restaurants in Florida to shut down their dining rooms

Gyms also ordered closed
coronavirus closures
Posted at 2:25 PM, Mar 20, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-20 15:36:10-04

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) — Governor Ron DeSantis has ordered all restaurants in Florida to shut down their dining rooms and opt for delivery or takeout options instead.

The order was issued Friday and is effective immediately, meaning delivery or to-go orders will be your only option at your favorite local restaurant.

That also means no alcohol consumption at restaurants.

However, the order states that alcohol sales to go along with food that is picked-up or delivered will be permitted. I.D. will be required for all to-go or delivery orders including alcohol.

Groceries and others are also still permitted to sell alcohol, but only if it's sealed for consumption off the property.

Additionally, the Executive Order requires the closures of gymnasiums and fitness centers within the State of Florida.

You can read the full executive order below:

EO 20-71 by WTXL ABC 27 on Scribd