Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis issued an executive order Wednesday instructing the state of Florida to “take a pause” for 30 days and stay home amid the coronavirus pandemic.
DeSantis said the statewide stay-at-home order will go into effect Friday April 3rd, 2020 at 12:01 a.m. and will continue through May 1st, 2020 at 12:01 a.m. Residents will still be allowed to go out to get essential supplies, including food and groceries.
“I’m issuing an executive order directing all Floridians to limit movements and personal interactions outside the home to only those necessary and essential activities,” the governor said.