Here are some of the share-worthy stories from Florida Patches to talk about tonight:
State tourism officials said rumored travel restrictions to Florida would have a devastating impact on economic recovery efforts. On Friday, the Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association, which represents 10,000 restaurants and hotels in Florida, responded to a McClatchy report that the Biden administration was considering imposing domestic travel restrictions on certain states, including Florida, to prevent the spread of new coronavirus variants.
The Florida Department of Health has issued a national call requesting information on coronavirus cases associated with Super Bowl LV in Tampa. Health departments in other counties and states are asked to use the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s disease sharing network to record cases of people who contracted coronavirus after attending Super Bowl activities.
Chick Corea, a jazz pianist with 23 Grammy Awards who pushed the boundaries of the genre, died Tuesday at 79. He lived in Clearwater.
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