Reports suggest that the White House is considering domestic travel bans to Florida amid steeply rising U.K. variant COVID-19 cases in the state

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Various news outlets are reporting that the White House is considering domestic travel restrictions to Florida as COVID-19 mutation cases rise steeply in the state.

The B.1.1.7 strain is surging in Florida, with cases doubling every 9 days and accounting for up to 15% off all new COVID cases in Florida. Florida is leading the case numbers in the U.S.A., followed by Wyoming, Colorado, Connecticut and California. A third of all U.S. B.1.1.7 cases are now occurring in Florida.

The B.1.1.7, or U.K. strain, is more transmissible than original COVID-19 strains according to recent research, which is prompting the concern from the Biden administration.

This comes at a time when airlines have been increasing flights to Florida, and guest numbers continue to rise at Walt Disney World. Florida Governor Ron DeSantis is unlikely to support any restrictions on travel to Florida, with DeSantis being a cheerleader for no COVID-19 restrictions and a fully open state.

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Article Posted: Feb 10, 2021 / 4:30pm ET
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Heppenheimer4 minutes ago

That following and agreeing with evidence-based public health measures, during a once-in-a-lifetime pandmeic no less, is considered a "liberal think tank" explains some of the reasons why I left the GOP.

DisneyDebRob1 hour ago

Someone started posting here again.. I’m guessing that’s it.

Lilofan1 hour ago

As the words and music of the late great Rasta himself Bob Marley instead of "No Woman No Cry " it will be " No Virus, No Cry ".

Tom P.5 hours ago

Liberal think tank? Have you read a post by @CaptainAmerica?

Chomama6 hours ago

In all seriousness, why do you come back here? You seem to disagree with most regular posters and come across as looking to argue or put down. Tone can be hard to read so I am trying not to assume anything. You say yourself the level of antagonism increases when you post so I’m not clear on what the point of it is

hopemax6 hours ago

They just announced it yesterday. They thought July was just a little too soon for an in person event like that. So virtual this year, and should be back to long lines hoping for tickets to Hall H next year.

LUVMCO7 hours ago

Sweet dreams. :)

Touchdown7 hours ago

It was certainly the best Christmas Present I got last year, even came a day early on Christmas Eve!

LUVMCO7 hours ago

I'm just going by the age you posted on this thread. I'm actually 21. :)

Chip Chipperson7 hours ago

That's what I got my wife for her birthday. I don't want to be Predictable Gift Guy, ya know what I mean?

ParkerLoLs7 hours ago

Ok, I'm off to bed. I can't keep anything straight - no pun intended. The back and forth acrobatics may be the key to my sleep after all. :D

oceanbreeze777 hours ago

I hear vaccines are the hottest item in town right now. ;)

oceanbreeze777 hours ago

older than 26 but ill give you points for being close!

ParkerLoLs7 hours ago

Wait, are you speaking in the third person? Parker is so confused.