Thanks to Florida's Lax COVID-19 Restrictions, Spring Breakers Flock to Miami Beach

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Michele Eve Sandberg
Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, thousands of spring breakers have flocked to Florida to enjoy the warm weather. Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis lifted most business restrictions in September, allowing bars and restaurants to open with at-capacity indoor seating. Although Miami-Dade County still has a mask mandate on the books, many spring breakers went without. Photos by Michele Eve Sandberg.