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Miami-Dade Reopening Gyms, Fitness Studios On June 8 After Months Of COVID-19 Closures

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Sam Turken
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WLRN

Gyms and fitness studios across Miami-Dade may reopen June 8 after 12 weeks of closures ordered by Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez in March as an emergency measure against the spread of the coronavirus.

Gimenez announced the reopening date in a Thursday morning press conference. “This wasn’t an easy one because there’s a lot of heavy breathing and sweating going on,” Gimenez said.

He also said June 8 would be the first day for summer camps to reopen, along with short-term vacation rentals.

Read more at our news partner, the Miami Herald.