The measure also makes permanent DeSantis' executive order that prohibits "vaccine passports," saying it is unnecessary "to be policing people at this point."…
While the law goes into effect July 1, the Republican governor said he would issue an executive order to more quickly enact some provisions of the new law, including the preemption of existing coronavirus measures enacted by local governments such as mask mandates.
COVID-19 has killed more than 35,000 Floridians and infected more than 2.2 million people in the state, according to the Florida Department of Health.

The past week, the state averaged nearly 5,000 new cases daily and recorded a test positivity rate of 7.9 percent.

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