Miami Beach officials struggled to enforce a new 8 am curfew in the city’s South Beach Recreation District on Saturday. Video shows hundreds of people on social media Gather out after dark On saturday and Law enforcement dispersing the crowd.
In an attempt to control the crowd and detain a subject, Miami Beach police said they used chili balls. According to a departmental, two officers were also injured and were taken to the hospital. Tweet. police Arrested According to CNN, at least a dozen people.
The city of Miami Beach, larger than the usual crowds filling the streets of South Beach and alarmed by a resurgent coronovirus threat, declared a state of emergency and lifted its curfew Saturday in an attempt to shut down spring break late into the night. Saying that it has spiraled out of control.
Law enforcement officials said many people were drawn into the city for the spring vacation this year, because it was on a large scale like the state, Have relatively few virus restrictions. Hotel rooms and flights have also been discounted to make up for lost months.
Interim City Manager Raul J. “It sounded like a rock concert,” Aguila said at a hasty news conference on Friday afternoon, seeing the crowds on the streets. “You could not see the pavement, and you could not see the grass.”
Emergency measures will remain in force for 72 hours, until the city commission can hold a meeting to decide on a long-term plan. The commission is holding an emergency meeting at 3 pm on Sunday for curfew and bandh. Miami-Dade County already has a countywide curfew at midnight.
Miami-Dade County recently ended one of the country’s worst outbreaks, and more than 32,000 Floridians have died of the virus, an unimaginable cost that state leaders rarely accept. State is also thought of Highest concentration Of B.1.1.7A more contagious and possibly more lethal virus variant was first identified in Britain.
The new measures do not require hotels in Miami Beach to close, but guests are being asked to stay in the hotel complex after curfew, and restaurants, bars and sidewalk cafes should be closed by 8pm
Miami Beach’s entertainment district includes the iconic Ocean Drive and Collins Avenue through 16th streets, as well as Washington Avenue and Espenola Way. Police have begun to stop people who are not residents of the city, hotel guests or employees driving from the city on South Beach to drive between McArthur, the Venetian and Julia Tuttle, who arrive at 9am the next day Begin.