OSCEOLA COUNTY, Florida – Cruise line bookings continue despite a cruise ban by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Connor Zielinski of Kissimmee was actually on a ship as the pandemic ended the cruise industry last year. Zielinski, who recently got married, said he never had his honeymoon cruise. “It’s disappointing because I went to Las Vegas just over a month ago and all the seats on this plane were completely full,” he said. He’s not the only one who wants to go on a cruise amid the pandemic. Emily Perez-Menendez in St. Cloud is a travel specialist and owner of a Cruise Planners franchise. She said there was an increase in the number of customers everywhere wanting to take the cruise. “Business is picking up,” she said. “People are eager to travel. People are tired of being at home. People are tired of being locked in and want to find a destination where they can go and feel comfortable.” Perez-Menendez said that some cruise lines are booking trips until 2023, and even so far, the availability is less and less. COVID -19 vaccinations will be mandatory for several cruise lines like Royal Caribbean, Celebrity and Princess, among others.
IN THE STATEWIDE – Health experts are warning people to cancel their school break plans over fears of another COVID-19 outbreak. What you need to know Health experts are warning people to be careful with travel during spring break Coming together in close-up, fun situations could trigger a jump in COVID cases, they say, more than 1.3 million people tested at airports on Friday, officials report Highest number since March 15, 2020, transportation officials say Tampa Bay area and much of Florida are popular destinations for many people seeking sun and sand during spring break, especially this spring, given that it has been exactly a year since most of the world came to terms with the pandemic. More than 1.3 million people were screened at airports across the country on Friday, the highest number since March 15, 2020, the Transportation Security Administration reported. But the Centers for Disease Control discourages spring break travel, even for fully vaccinated people, saying the COVID virus has yet to be fully contained. “Anytime you have a situation where you’re going to have people moving to a separate place where there will be a gathering place, a party atmosphere, it’s totally understandable that people want to do that.” said Dr Anthony Fauci, said the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases and President Joe Biden’s senior COVID adviser. “But it’s something we really need to be careful about. We want people to have a good time during spring break, but don’t let our guard down completely. Be careful a little longer. We are heading in the right direction. We are almost there.” .
Hot weekend weather rescheduled for Monday.
The temperature Monday peaked in the low to mid 90s, while heat index was in the upper 90-ies, sometimes brushing up against 100 degrees.
The temperature has reached again on Tuesday the ‘ 90s, making this an official heat wave, our second year.
It is not surprising then that the national climate assessment declared new York city “subtropical”.And that the people of new York — many new Yorkers and going to public pools to cool off.
One swimmer is waiting to swim told NY1 in Anji Gonzalez is not surprising, in line to enter the Fisher pool in East Elmhurst snaked around the block.
“As a rule, it is not so long, she said, but it is very hot today, so that explains why the line is long. And there are many people already there.”
Pandemic coronavirus closed all the swimming pools in the city and they are only now, slowly, begin to open. The parks Department opened two new pools in Queens, Brooklyn and Staten island and the Bronx and Manhattan.
Angler pool increased security in the form of employees of the parks Department and police officers of new York, but the wannabe-tourists was to wait patiently, saying that they were just hoping to get some time before you can swim in the pool at 7 p. m. closing time.
This will probably be the second heat wave of the year. A heat wave is defined by three consecutive days of 90 degrees or higher.
How to beat the heat
Officials reminded people to avoid dehydration, wear sunscreen and relax in the fresh air.
For assistance, fountains and nozzles are open in the parks, some pools were reopened in a limited capacity, and lifeguards are on duty at the beach.
Was 11 days this month with temperatures climbing into the 90-ies.
“It’s really hot and I couldn’t even finish the route because of the heat, and my friend said, beware of the heat, because it’s really hot,” said one of new York city.
The cooling centers open citywide, but requires the mask.
NEW YORK – The National Football League officially canceled all pre-season matches for the 2020 NFL season.
While The NFLPA recommends eliminating preseason on July 3, the league made it official today.
In a The memo was sent to all 32 teams, The NFL said, “to minimize travel risks and ensure that the regular season starts on time, the NFL has determined that no preseason matches will be played this year.”
In a sending letters to fansNFL Commissioner Roger Goodell confirmed the cancellation, saying that “the NFL in 2020 will not look like any other year.”
“Players and coaches will be tested for viruses regularly, including every day for a while. Pre-season matches have been canceled. Everyone in the team environment must follow strict health and safety protocols to keep themselves and each other safe. When someone is safe positive test, strict regulations will be put in place to isolate and treat the individual and to contain the virus before it spreads. Even the sideline will look different. And, state and local health guidelines will help determine whether fans will attend the game. needed to reduce risk for everyone which are involved, ” Goodell wrote.
As part of the agreement between the league and the players’ union, players who want to leave the 2020 NFL season due to a coronavirus pandemic must until August 3 to do so. Players who choose to exit will receive a prize of $ 150,000 for voluntary exit or $ 350,000 for medical exit, two people with knowledge of the decision told AP.
Kansas City chief Linent offensive Laurent Duvernay-Tardif became the first NFL player to openly announce that he was opting out of the 2020 NFL season when he announced his decision on social media on Friday, July 24th.
Duvernay-Tardif, sang only active NFL players with medical doctorates, said his experience working in a long-term care facility in Canada during the offseason informed his decision to miss the season.
“Being at the forefront during this offseason has given me a different perspective on this pandemic and the pressure it has put on individuals and our health care system. I cannot allow myself to potentially transmit the virus in our community just by playing sports that I like. “I take risks, I will do it to treat patients,” Duvernay-Tardif write on Twitter.
The NFL 2020 season will start on September 10 when Chiefs, the Super Bowl champions, host the Houston Texans.
LORAIN, Ohio – Fashion designer Jevon Terrance is busy sewing masks.
“Since COVID started in March, we started to do masks, which is something I don’t do every day,” Terrance said.
Terrance has created its own clothing line in Lorain for more than eight years. Terrance said that he was 98% self-taught, and used the leftover cloth from his design to make his mask.
“Making cloth before COVID starts is really cool, so we apply it to masks like Lorain’s lighthouse masks. So we made the top lighthouse and the dress, so you can match the whole clothes with our masks, “Terrance said.
Terrance has created a clothing line that showcases his hometown in Lorain, plus his experience of traveling to New York and Paris.
Janet Garcia enjoys wearing Terrance designs, especially Lorain postcard dresses and matching masks.
“Well he is a local designer. That is an extraordinary thing. She is fashion-forward; the design is beautiful, “Garcia said. “He is truly an extraordinary designer and he often works with the community, and it is extraordinary.”
Terrance said in fashion, you have to adapt to the time so that the next creation will be the work of the home collection.
“I don’t want to get caught or naively make the red carpet and people won’t attend the red carpet event,” Terrance said.