One of Florida's largest counties is suspending all mass gatherings in an attempt to prevent community spread of coronavirus, its mayor said Thursday.
Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos A. Gimenez also recommended that smaller gatherings, "if they're not essential, also be reconsidered."
I have decided to suspend the operation of the Miami-Dade County Youth Fair, the Miami Open tennis tournament, the MIA 5K run, and all major events at the American Airlines Arena. The March 22 NASCAR race at the Homestead Miami Speedway is postponed at this time. NASCAR officials will decide whether or not to hold the race without fans.