Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis announced Friday that the state is moving into phase 3 of reopening and he is lifting all capacity restrictions on restaurants.
DeSantis said Florida will also limit business restrictions by local governments.Advertisement
He said restaurants must operate at a minimum 50% capacity and any further restrictions must be justified to the state.
The executive order, which takes effect immediately, also prohibits local governments from closing businesses or collecting fines related to pandemic-related mandates, such as mask requirements.