Florida has now logged more than 300,000 cases of COVID-19, with more than 10,000 new cases reported Wednesday — along with 112 fatalities. The state’s coronavirus death toll to 4,626.
Also, on today’s Sunrise:
Gov. Ron DeSantis tells the state board of education that schools will be safe when they reopen next month, but he says if you’re not comfortable sending your kids back, there will be alternatives.
— The state Board of Education has some questions about the emergency order to reopen schools next month, right in the middle of a pandemic.
— Remember DeSantis’ slogan for reopening the state? “Safe. Simple. And step by step.” However, Senate Democrats have an alternative: “Step back to safety.”
— Sunrise takes a deep dive into these disgruntled Democrats.
— And the latest on a Florida man who refused to wear a mask at Walmart, standing his ground by pulling a gun on another shopper.