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No New Yorkers allowed! Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis announces plans to ease ban on vacation rentals across the state – but visitors from the Big Apple won’t be able to book




  • Since March 27, hotels across Florida have been allowed to operate without restrictions, but rentals across the sunshine state have been forced to close
  • The controversial decision sparked fierce pushbacks from property owners, management companies and some local officials, especially in the panhandle
  • Gov. DeSantis said Friday that vacation rentals will soon be able to roll out the welcome mats once again 
  • However, any such reopening will not be extended to holidaymakers from the Big Apple, the country’s coronavirus epicentre
  • As of Sunday, confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Florida reached 42,404, with 1,827 recorded deaths 
  • Here’s how to help people impacted by Covid-19


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