COVID-19 CRISIS: FL Governor Blames Farm Workers

After DeSantis said last week that “the No. 1 outbreak we’ve seen is in agricultural communities” and followed up this week with statements that “overwhelmingly Hispanic” farmworkers and day laborers were the leading source of new cases, Florida Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried fired back, noting that the majority of farmworkers left several weeks ago after harvests ended and that cases are spiking in non-agricultural areas.

Are farm workers driving Florida’s coronavirus surge? | Miami Herald

About Stephen E. McGaughey
Resident of the City of Coral Gables

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