Transcript for Coronavirus-infected cruise ship turned away from Florida
Now to the latest on a group of passengers stranded at seeing their corona virus infected cruise ship. Is trying to dock after four people have died and many on board are reporting flu like symptoms. The ship has been turned away by other countries and leaders here in the US are also calling for the ship to find another place to dock. ABC's Victor ten know is in Florida and joins us now with the latest Victor. Then Lindsay Florida's governor's made it clear he does not want any more sick people. Coming into the state the many of the officials in Broward County would agree there are actually holding an emergency meeting tomorrow morning to decide whether or not they're going to allow. Those ships to dock at port Everglades in Fort Lauderdale now here's a lease with. Though ship's hull America says there are two ships have made it through the Panama Canal. And could be here in just a few days they have transfer passengers who are not showing any symptoms from the sun dealt to the Rotterdam. Guess on both ships will be confined to their rooms throughout their journey nearly 200 passengers or stick. To attest to putt there for 2194. Have already died including one American there are simply not enough test for everyone Fortis governor says. We think it's a mistake to be putting people in southern quarter right now given what we're dealing with sort of like to have medical personnel simply pitch for dispatch so that ship. And the cruise lines can hopefully arranged that. Tend to folks who may need that medical attention. Governor Ron Desantis also monitoring the roadways over the weekend he ordered checkpoints and I 95 along borders northern border to screen travelers from. For velvet nineteen hotspots. Possibly coming in from new York and even Louisiana where Marcus just reported we're seeing a spike in cases there are those your travel restrictions followers civil order we saw last week were visitors coming in from. New York New Jersey Connecticut are being told to us. Fourteen for fourteen days under the threat of sixty days in jail twenty. So Victor there are some strict rules in place the Y no statewide shelter in place order for Florida. Bullet did the governor has been kinda hesitant to issue any any statewide order here basic coming down of the fact that he believes that somebody more rural areas in the state. Don't need a shelter in place here different story though in southeast Florida were we are where about 60% of the Soviet. Positive coded to cases are found now we're talking about. Paul beach Tony delta Broward Miami Dade and Monroe where are the Florida Keys be found. Today just today he issued a new order basically shelter in place and he's telling Floridians that we could be in this few mid may and. It was only a couple weeks ago of course and we saw those crowded beaches since that time and you got a sense of people are starting to finally take things a little more seriously there. In the sunshine state. Absolutely Lindsay and right here on my repeats this part right behind me would normally be. Tacked on a beautiful night like this same with the beaches but those have been closed down here. Different story in some parts of the state just south of Jacksonville where the beaches there. They got a little busy over the weekend and officials were quick to shut it down because people were not following social distancing guidelines for the most part I can tell you at least were I am here. Southeast part of the state people are definitely obeying the rules one piece of good news yearly deep. City of Miami mayor Fred Frances Juarez he tested positive for Covert nineteen a few weeks ago. He just posted on social media that he has now tested negative twice he's very eager to hug his family when Dick. I'm dead indeed some good news there and also that people are biting and not right behind you unit and.
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