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Florida Reopens Bars and Schools in Risky Return to Normality

  • A hot spot has cooled off, but Labor Day is an unknown factor
  • College parties pose a threat with students back on campus
Indoor Dining Reopens As Florida Outbreak Shows Signs Of Easing
Photographer: Eva Marie Uzcategui/Bloomberg

Over the next few weeks, Floridians will undergo a high-stakes Covid-19 experiment whether they like it or not: a return to something resembling normal life.

Starting Monday, the Sunshine State is taking its most daring reopening step yet by ending a ban on drinking in bars, about a month after the state’s coronavirus deaths peaked.