1. Governors Tell Outsiders From ‘Hot Zone’ to Stay Away as Virus Divides States  The New York Times
  2. Republican Governors Split on Trump Stay-at-Home Skepticism  Bloomberg
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State-to-state travel rules are rarely seen in the United States, but the virus has left some states urging outsiders not to come.State-to-state travel rules are rarely seen in the United States, but the virus has left some states urging outsiders not to come.

Bloomberg - Are you a robot?

“.@potus has approved @GovRonDeSantis request for a Major Disaster Declaration for #Florida. This will make available much needed resources in the war against #COVID2019. Thank you!”

Marco Rubio on Twitter: ".@potus has approved @GovRonDeSantis request for a Major Disaster Declaration for #Florida. This will make available much needed resources in the war against #COVID2019. Thank you!"

“⚠️33 #FL nursing home residents have tested #coronavirus positive; at least 3 have died. ~200,000 Floridians live in nursing/retirement homes, but @GovRonDeSantis refuses to reveal which have #COVID19. Expect cases to explode in this emerging hot zone. https://t.co/Y8kG56mEVw”

Dr. Dena Grayson on Twitter: "⚠️33 #FL nursing home residents have tested #coronavirus positive; at least 3 have died. ~200,000 Floridians live in nursing/retirement homes, but @GovRonDeSantis refuses to reveal which have #COVID19. Expect cases to explode in this emerging hot zone. https://t.co/Y8kG56mEVw"

“Thank you, President @realDonaldTrump for approving Florida’s Disaster Declaration which will provide federal funds to help communities recover from the effects of #COVID19. We are prepared for the fight ahead and will come out stronger than ever before.”

Ron DeSantis on Twitter: "Thank you, President @realDonaldTrump for approving Florida’s Disaster Declaration which will provide federal funds to help communities recover from the effects of #COVID19. We are prepared for the fight ahead and will come out stronger than ever before.… https://t.co/HlLlc4S82X"

“Being in charge demands bold action and decisive leadership at the best of times, let alone when facing a pandemic like #COVID19. Inaction means more lives lost. @GovRonDeSantis, it’s time you issue a #StayAtHomeOrder. My reasons in @OrlandoSentinel.⬇️ https://t.co/mh1uIGfpxg”

Nikki Fried on Twitter: "Being in charge demands bold action and decisive leadership at the best of times, let alone when facing a pandemic like #COVID19. Inaction means more lives lost. @GovRonDeSantis, it’s time you issue a #StayAtHomeOrder. My reasons in @OrlandoSentinel.⬇️ https://t.co/mh1uIGfpxg"

The Republican-controlled Florida Legislature committed to the corporate tax refunds – which will total $543.2 million – two years ago, long before lawmakers had any idea how big they would be. But the state hasn’t distributed them yet and doesn’t have to until May 1. Some activists want the governor to stop them amid the coronavirus crisis.The Republican-controlled Florida Legislature committed to the corporate tax refunds – which will total $543.2 million – two years ago, long before lawmakers had any idea how big they would be. But the state hasn’t distributed them yet and doesn’t have to until May 1. Some activists want the governor to stop them amid the coronavirus crisis.

Florida to give out $500 million in corporate tax breaks - Orlando Sentinel

The National Guard is now greeting passengers arriving from New York-area flights at the Orlando International Airport.The National Guard is now greeting passengers arriving from New York-area flights at the Orlando International Airport.

Still no health screenings at Orlando airport for New York-area arrivals after governor’s order

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis has issued an executive order mandating a 14-day self-quarantine for travelers coming into Florida from airports in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut.Florida Governor Ron DeSantis has issued an executive order mandating a 14-day self-quarantine for travelers coming into Florida from airports in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut.

Florida mandates quarantine for travelers from New York, New Jersey, Connecticut | WWLP

“No screening — not getting on or not getting off,” said a traveler from New York, as he waited for baggage at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport.“No screening — not getting on or not getting off,” said a traveler from New York, as he waited for baggage at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport.

New York City flyers arrive in Florida with little screening - South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Nearly empty flights from coronavirus hot spots such as New York, New Jersey and Connecticut landed at PBIA Tuesday, which will not participate in screenings for now.

Coronavirus Florida: National Guard to airports for screenings, but PBIA excluded for now - News - The Palm Beach Post - West Palm Beach, FL

Before reading this, I would like to qualify this article with sincere hope the US contains and defeats the spread

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