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As Casinos and Museums Reopen, New Rules Are In Place

A new wave of businesses are reopening or soon will in South Florida as governments relax COVID-19 restrictions, including some casinos, museums, bowling alleys and arcades in Miami-Dade and Broward counties.

On Wednesday, Broward County Administrator Bertha Henry issued a new emergency order that allowed casinos and racetracks to reopen Friday — three days earlier than what was originally announced. Casinos and racetracks, however, had to agree to close if an employee tested positive for the novel coronavirus.

On June 4, Miami-Dade County announced that movie theaters, bowling alleys, amusement facilities, casinos and other “unique establishments” could submit plans for proposed reopening, and some have been approved to open again.

Read more from our news partners the Miami Herald.

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