Miami-Dade Mayor Insists He Will Still Enforce Corona Curfew After Tootsie’s Ruling Overturned

Miami-Dade had a nightly curfew for four months straight until last weekend – and it is now back in place after a temporary pause that lasted over the weekend.

County Mayor Carlos Gimenez announced in a statement yesterday that he will be enforcing a curfew again starting today.

Last week, strip club Tootsie’s Cabaret challenged the curfew in court, and a judge on Friday issued a temporary restraining order that invalidated enforcement.

Gimenez and his administration brought the case to an appeals court, which overturned the decision yesterday.

Enforcement of the curfew will begin again tonight and run from midnight to 6 AM, Gimenez said.

Gimenez also said he will be speaking with White House medical experts today and with the County’s public health experts on Wednesday to get their input.

 

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Anonymous
11 months ago

COVID would have never happened if we had shorepower.

J.
11 months ago

Ugh. This mayor is a senile old man on a power trip. He should never hold office in this state again. What other city in the country is still under a curfew? What is his reasoning?

Gene
11 months ago

The goal is to minimize large groups indoors and to keep people socially distanced. Covid spreads easier inside especially around bars. Where have you been for the last 7 months?

J.
11 months ago

Is Covid more active at night? What’s the reasoning for the curfew if there isn’t going to be a 24 hour lockdown like we did from March-June? And what other major city in America, or the world for that matter, is under a curfew? I would love to hear the mental gymnastics to justify this…

Jack
11 months ago

Are you actually this stupid or just trying to act like it?

Anonymous
11 months ago

Anybody who thinks lockdowns work are dumber than bricks.

N.M. Boomer
11 months ago

I was hoping that this thing would help umm clear the generations up

Anonymous
11 months ago

Are lap dances still allowed at strip clubs?

Anonymous
11 months ago

yes and friction dances too. gonna get your groove on?

Anonymous
11 months ago

Good

Anonymous
11 months ago

Tootsies has an outdoor covered area ?? :/

Anonymous
11 months ago

I guess people don’t catch common colds anymore, they’re a thing of the past. Flu’s are also gone. It’s only COVID. So gotta stay inside as long as possible and wear masks for the rest of your lives. People wake the FCK* UP!

Jacob
11 months ago

La insistencia no es lo absurdo, lo que realmente no tiene sentido es que, sin haber presentado , mostrado o publicado una PLANIFICACIÓN desde el principio o por lo menos un proyecto con acciones EFECTIVAS y dirigidas a CONTROLAR la propagación del virus , con etapas, fechas, etc , y sumado esto COMUNICAR EFICAZ Y OPORTUNAMENTE a los ciudadanos, INFORMACIÓN REAL y RESULTADOS de estas acciones, después de +6 meses con pandemia, con certeza podríamos tener una población más positiva menos traumada, y sobretodo más saludable y con menos decesos que lamentar.
Entonces no tendría que estar jugando con el toque de queda ( hoy si , mañana no) , creando más frustración y confundiendo a los ciudadanos .

Jack
11 months ago

TRUE STORY: Went to Vixen’s in Broward during the first weekend in October with a group of 5. The following Monday and Tuesday, the entire group became sick and later that week COVID tests came back positive. It’s obvious to me that the strip club was the reason…it was jam packed, shoulder to shoulder, stand up service at the bar, etc. Similar to what you would have expected a year ago.

The fact of the matter is the this virus obviously spreads at a higher effectiveness in settings like the one described above and the one I assume would take place at Tootsie’s should their management get their favorable legal opinion.

The Mayor’s goal of trying to reduce community spread seems fairly reasonable to me. Of course, people are welcome to voluntarily assume the risk and go visit a strip club but that unfortunately leads to higher case loads. Which isn’t good.

Anonymous
11 months ago

But did you die? If you are scared, stay home.

Anonymous
11 months ago

It’s not about did you die or not, it’s about not contributing to the spread asymptotically and overwhelming the healthcare system which is what would lead to unnecessary deaths.

The medical professionals in hospitals already have a stressful job without adding a pandemic to the mix where they wear N95 masks for 12+ hours a day. Maybe you should give a sh!t about someone other than yourself. That’s what wearing a mask says.

Anonymous
11 months ago

People like you should get barred from receiving any COVID medical treatment. Live and die by your own carelessness and selfishness without burdening the medical system and others.

J.
11 months ago

Ok! I’ll agree to that. Now let’s open. Just because you’re weak and afraid of your own shadow means the rest of us have to be. 🤷🏻‍♂️

Analymous
11 months ago

No you won’t. You’ll get COVID and be crying for treatment in between gasps for your breath.

J.
11 months ago

Stats say I most likely won’t get Covid much less get seriously sick. Once again, I’m ready to take that risk either way. #openup

Anonymous
11 months ago

Take the lame risk…..just don’t seek treatment when you get it

J.
11 months ago

Here’s a crazy idea…stop going to strip clubs! You’re a grown ass man. Let us decide what’s good for us.The vast majority if us will not get Covid much less die for it. We all know the risks by now.