Health, Covid-19 İn The Us: Americans Visit Beaches On Memorial Day Weekend - Cnn

Health, Covid-19 İn The Us: Americans Visit Beaches On Memorial Day Weekend - Cnn

Memorial Day weekend: Americans visit beaches and attractions with pandemic warnings in mind

Federal officials issued warning letters to two groups this week, accusing them of selling fraudulent and unapproved products related to Covid-19.

5/23/2020 10:13:00 PM

Federal officials issued warning letters to two groups this week, accusing them of selling fraudulent and unapproved products related to Covid-19.

While the Covid-19 pandemic continued to grip the US, some Americans ventured out to beaches on Memorial Day weekend. Experts urged them to play it safe while having fun.

Get some fresh air -- but watch how you do it.Federal officials accuse two groups of selling fake coronavirus vaccines and treatment After weeks of being holed up with stay-at-home orders because of the coronavirus pandemic, Americans in all 50 states have seen their restrictions loosened to varying degrees. As the country nears 100,000 recorded Covid-19 deaths, epidemiologists warn cases will spike as people increasingly get around.But the White House's top coronavirus advisers also said people should feel free to venture outside with proper precautions. Many Americans are taking them up on it.In coastal southern Georgia, beachgoers laid out on towels, sat under umbrellas and splashed in the Atlantic Ocean at Tybee Island on Saturday morning. They largely respected rules requiring groups stay 6 feet apart and have no more than 10 people.Read More"It's like letting the air out of a balloon right now," Tybee Island resident Don McLemore said about visitors."Everybody's coming out, and they're anxious to get out."Very few people were wearing masks.Your Memorial Day BBQ will look a little different this year. Here's how to make the most of it"If it's my turn to go, I'm going. If not, I'm enjoying life," a maskless James Dixon told a CNN crew there.In Daytona Beach, Florida, beachgoers will be asked to stay at least 10 feet apart. Though the city says masks are advised, Mayor Derrick Henry conceded Friday that it's"not realistic or practical to ask people to go to the beach and wear a mask."Some states -- New York, New Jersey, Connecticut and Delaware -- reopened beaches Friday just in time for the holiday week. Most beaches will be open in Florida while those in hard-hit areas such as Fort Lauderdale and Miami-Dade County will remain closed.Rain will keep people inside in some parts of the country this weekend. But where beaches and other attractions are open, officials generally have issued social distancing restrictions and capacity limits. White House coronavirus task force member Dr. Anthony Fauci, one of the nation's top infectious disease experts, told the public this week that going outside was fine, with cautious measures."Go out, wear a mask, stay 6 feet away from anyone so you can have the physical distancing," he told a CNN coronavirus town hall."Go for a run. Go for a walk. Go fishing. As long as you're not in a crowd and you're not in a situation where you can physically transmit the virus."More than 1.6 million people in the United States have tested positive for coronavirus, which has killed morethan 96,000 nationwide, according to Johns Hopkins University. Photos: Here are the places that are starting to reopenJasmine Donaldson cleans a movie theater in Auckland, New Zealand, on Friday, May 22. Matakana Cinemas will reopen May 28 with a reduced capacity to allow for social distancing between seats and in the foyer.Hide Caption 1 of 67 Photos: Here are the places that are starting to reopenChinese Communist Party delegates stand for the national anthem at the opening of the National People's Congress on May 22. The annual parliamentary gathering had been postponed.Hide Caption 2 of 67 Photos: Here are the places that are starting to reopenPeople visit the ARoS Museum of Art in Aarhus, Denmark, on May 22. The museum opened its doors to the public after being closed for two months.Hide Caption 3 of 67 Photos: Here are the places that are starting to reopenSurfers take to the water in Lido Beach, New York, on Thursday, May 21.Hide Caption 4 of 67 Photos: Here are the places that are starting to reopenPeople visit the reopened Blaavand Zoo in Denmark on May 21.Hide Caption 5 of 67 Photos: Here are the places that are starting to reopenPeople swim at a public pool in Cologne, Germany, on May 21.Hide Caption 6 of 67 Photos: Here are the places that are starting to reopenChristian Orthodox faithfuls attend a liturgy in Athens, Greece, on Wednesday, May 20.Hide Caption 7 of 67 Photos: Here are the places that are starting to reopenPeople visit Florida's Clearwater Beach on May 20. Florida opened its beaches as part of Phase 1 of its reopening.Hide Caption 8 of 67 Photos: Here are the places that are starting to reopenPeople walk in Naples, Italy, on Tuesday, May 19.Hide Caption 9 of 67 Photos: Here are the places that are starting to reopenPeople enjoy the water as Florida's Palm Beach County reopened some beaches on Monday, May 18. Social-distancing rules were still in effect.Hide Caption 10 of 67 Photos: Here are the places that are starting to reopenNuns await a Mass in Rome on May 18. It was the first Mass celebrated by parish priest Marco Gnavi in more than two months.Hide Caption 11 of 67 Photos: Here are the places that are starting to reopenA worker wears protective gear while cutting a customer's hair at a salon in Nadiad, India, on Sunday, May 17. India's lockdown remains in place until May 31, but many salons and shops were able to reopen.Hide Caption 12 of 67 Photos: Here are the places that are starting to reopenPolice walk through New York's Hudson River Park with a reminder about social distancing on Saturday, May 16.Hide Caption 13 of 67 Photos: Here are the places that are starting to reopenSoccer balls are disinfected at a professional match in Düsseldorf, Germany, on May 16. Germany's Bundesliga was the first major European soccer division to return to action.Hide Caption 14 of 67 Photos: Here are the places that are starting to reopenSwimmers pay for sunbeds at the Alimos beach near Athens, Greece, on May 16.Hide Caption 15 of 67 Photos: Here are the places that are starting to reopenPeople dance at dusk on the beach in Santa Monica, California, on May 13. A stay-at-home order is still in place in Los Angeles County, but some restrictions have been modified. Beaches opened for runners, swimmers and surfers, but not sunbathers.Hide Caption 16 of 67 Photos: Here are the places that are starting to reopenOwner Michael Mattson toasts the re-opening of the Friends and Neighbors bar in Appleton, Wisconsin, following the Wisconsin Supreme Court's decision to strike down the state's stay-at-home order on May 13.Hide Caption 17 of 67 Photos: Here are the places that are starting to reopenA customer buys eggs at a market in Kunming, China, on May 12.Hide Caption 18 of 67 Photos: Here are the places that are starting to reopenA woman takes a photo at Disneyland Shanghai after the amusement park reopened in China on May 11. The park had been closed for three and a half months. Visitors are now required to wear masks, have their temperatures taken and practice social distancing.Hide Caption 19 of 67 Photos: Here are the places that are starting to reopenPeople eat fries on the boardwalk in Ocean City, Maryland, on May 10. Hide Caption 20 of 67 Photos: Here are the places that are starting to reopenPeople exercise on a reopened promenade next to a beach in Barcelona, Spain, on May 9.Hide Caption 21 of 67 Photos: Here are the places that are starting to reopenPatrons eat at a restaurant in Bangkok, Thailand, on May 9.Hide Caption 22 of 67 Photos: Here are the places that are starting to reopenFans cheer during a professional baseball game between the Fubon Guardians and the Uni-President Lions in New Taipei City, Taiwan, on May 8.Hide Caption 23 of 67 Photos: Here are the places that are starting to reopenTraci Hancock has her hair cut by stylist Jill Cespedes at Shampoo Salon in Fort Worth, Texas, on May 8. Texas Gov. Greg Abbott announced that hair salons, barber shops and tanning salons were allowed to open on Friday.Hide Caption 24 of 67 Photos: Here are the places that are starting to reopenA long line of cars forms as a KFC drive-thru reopens in Plymouth, England, on May 8.Hide Caption 25 of 67 Photos: Here are the places that are starting to reopenSue Conklin, owner of Books Rio V, stocks her shelves in Rio Vista, California, on May 8. It was her first day back at the used bookstore since March 28.Hide Caption 26 of 67 Photos: Here are the places that are starting to reopenA man receives a haircut at Doug's Barber Shop in Houston on May 8.Hide Caption 27 of 67 Photos: Here are the places that are starting to reopenTwo men wearing face masks play chess in Montevideo, Uruguay, on May 7.Hide Caption 28 of 67 Photos: Here are the places that are starting to reopenPeople enjoy a beach that had just reopened in Isle of Palms, South Carolina, on May 6.Hide Caption 29 of 67 Photos: Here are the places that are starting to reopenPeople stand on social-distancing markers at a Mercedes-Benz car dealership in Brussels, Belgium, on May 6.Hide Caption 30 of 67 Photos: Here are the places that are starting to reopenKelly Watson puts glass in a recycling bin in Springfield, Missouri, on May 6, The Lone Pine Recycling Center had just reopened.Hide Caption 31 of 67 Photos: Here are the places that are starting to reopenCustomers wait to get their nails done at the Nail Tech salon in Yuba City, California, on May 6. Hide Caption 32 of 67 Photos: Here are the places that are starting to reopenA man wears a protective face mask while visiting the Old Masters Picture Gallery in Dresden, Germany, on May 6. The gallery had been closed for more than six weeks.Hide Caption 33 of 67 Photos: Here are the places that are starting to reopenMarco Piovano grooms a dog at his shop in Rome on May 6. Millions of people across Europe are returning to some semblance of their former lives as more countries begin to reopen after weeks or months of coronavirus-related lockdowns. Italy's plan to ease restrictions began Monday, May 4, with many businesses reopening. But there are still many rules in place.Hide Caption 34 of 67 Photos: Here are the places that are starting to reopenPeople in Athens, Greece, enjoy a sunset May 5 on the Areopagus hill near the Acropolis.Hide Caption 35 of 67 Photos: Here are the places that are starting to reopenKayleigh Tansey and Justin Smith watch a movie in Kyle, Texas, on May 4. The EVO Entertainment movie theater reopened after Gov. Greg Abbott lifted a shelter-in-place order and allowed select businesses to open to the public at no more than 25% capacity. Hide Caption 36 of 67 Photos: Here are the places that are starting to reopenPeople line up at a reopened liquor shop on the outskirts of New Delhi on May 4. The six-week lockdown in India, which was supposed to end on May 4, was extended two weeks with a few relaxations.Hide Caption 37 of 67 Photos: Here are the places that are starting to reopenA man gets his hair cut in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, on May 4. Some retail shops and hairdressers have started to reopen as the Balkan states start to gradually lift coronavirus measures.Hide Caption 38 of 67 Photos: Here are the places that are starting to reopenTeacher Katharina Schneider welcomes back a group of 10th-graders who will soon face exams in Ettlingen, Germany.Hide Caption 39 of 67 Photos: Here are the places that are starting to reopenPet groomers wear face masks as they tend to dogs in Bangkok, Thailand, on May 3. The business was reopened as the Thai government eased measures that aimed to combat the spread of Covid-19.Hide Caption 40 of 67 Photos: Here are the places that are starting to reopenFarmer Samantha Alvarez, left, hands a bag of onions to a customer at the West Seattle Farmers Market on May 3. Farmers markets in Seattle are reopening with guidelines that include fewer vendors allowed, a limited number of customers, and additional hand-washing and sanitizing stations.Hide Caption 41 of 67 Photos: Here are the places that are starting to reopenTourists visit the Forbidden City in Beijing as it reopened to limited visitors on May 1.Hide Caption 42 of 67 Photos: Here are the places that are starting to reopenLeslie Wilson helps her son, JP, tape off booths at Falcone's Pizzeria in Oklahoma City on April 30. Restaurants in Oklahoma City are being allowed to reopen, and Falcone's Pizzeria is closing some booths to allow for social distancing.Hide Caption 43 of 67 Photos: Here are the places that are starting to reopenA waitress wears a face mask while serving customers at a restaurant in Vilnius, Lithuania, on April 30. The Lithuanian government extended the country's nationwide lockdown until May 11, but it gave the green light for museums, libraries, outdoor cafes, hairdressers, beauty salons and shopping mall retail stores to reopen. Hide Caption 44 of 67 Photos: Here are the places that are starting to reopenChildren play on a public playground in Berlin on April 30. Many playgrounds were reopening for the first time.Hide Caption 45 of 67 Photos: Here are the places that are starting to reopenGarment workers wear face masks as they return to work in Dhaka, Bangladesh, on April 30. More than 500 garment factories in Bangladesh reopened.Hide Caption 46 of 67 Photos: Here are the places that are starting to reopenA worker checks a person's temperature as they get ready to reopen a commercial center in Santiago, Chile, on April 29.Hide Caption 47 of 67 Photos: Here are the places that are starting to reopenSurfers in Sydney wait for officials to open Bondi Beach on April 28 as restrictions were eased. The beach was open to swimmers and surfers, but only for exercise.Hide Caption 48 of 67 Photos: Here are the places that are starting to reopenAn employee works on the production line at a reopened Volkswagen plant in Wolfsburg, Germany, on April 27. The world's largest carmaker has made 100 changes to the way its plants operate as it tries to restart business without risking the health of hundreds of thousands of workers.Hide Caption 49 of 67 Photos: Here are the places that are starting to reopenA tattoo artist works on a customer in Atlanta on April 24. Despite criticism, Gov. Brian Kemp of Georgia allowed tattoo parlors and some other nonessential businesses to reopen.Hide Caption 50 of 67 Photos: Here are the places that are starting to reopenA cashier at the Shoe Dept. store rings up a customer at Columbia Place Mall in Columbia, South Carolina, on April 24. Gov. Henry McMaster has allowed some stores to open at 20% capacity, or 5 people per 1,000 square feet.Hide Caption 51 of 67 Photos: Here are the places that are starting to reopenEmployees wearing gloves and masks clean walls and railings at the Galleria Dallas mall on April 24. Texas began a"retail-to-go" approach, allowing retail stores to sell to customers through curbside and delivery.Hide Caption 52 of 67 Photos: Here are the places that are starting to reopenA man covers his face with a mask while getting a haircut at The Barber Shop in Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, on April 24. Personal-care businesses in the state have reopened for appointments.Hide Caption 53 of 67 Photos: Here are the places that are starting to reopenA gym patron lifts weight at Fitness 19 in Lilburn, Georgia, on April 24. Georgia is allowing gyms to reopen with some guidelines for social distancing.Hide Caption 54 of 67 Photos: Here are the places that are starting to reopenA person wearing a protective mask walks through the takeout-only food court at the reopened Anderson Mall in Anderson, South Carolina, on April 24.Hide Caption 55 of 67 Photos: Here are the places that are starting to reopenTechnicians give pedicures to customers at a nail salon in Atlanta on April 24.Hide Caption 56 of 67 Photos: Here are the places that are starting to reopenVisitors maintain their distance outside the elephant enclosure at Bergzoo Halle in Saxony-Anhalt, Germany, on April 23. Under strict conditions, zoos in Saxony-Anhalt have been allowed to reopen after being closed for several weeks.Hide Caption 57 of 67 Photos: Here are the places that are starting to reopenA child and his father shop at a toy store in Berlin that reopened on April 22. It was the first time the store was open since March.Hide Caption 58 of 67 Photos: Here are the places that are starting to reopenA woman shops at a bookstore in Rome on April 20. In parts of Italy, shops like bookstores, laundries and children's clothing stores have reopened.Hide Caption 59 of 67 Photos: Here are the places that are starting to reopenA groomer trims a dog's fur on April 20 after pet-grooming salons reopened in Prague, Czech Republic.Hide Caption 60 of 67 Photos: Here are the places that are starting to reopenPeople crowd Kwame Nkrumah Circle in Accra, Ghana, on April 20 after the end of a three-week partial lockdown.Hide Caption 61 of 67 Photos: Here are the places that are starting to reopenDentist Torben Schoenwaldt and clinical assistant student Rebecka Erichsen care for a patient at Harald Dentists Soenderaaparken in Vejle, Denmark. The office reopened on April 20 and is accepting patients again.Hide Caption 62 of 67 Photos: Here are the places that are starting to reopenA beach is crowded with visitors in Jacksonville, Florida, after the city reopened its beaches on April 17.Hide Caption 63 of 67 Photos: Here are the places that are starting to reopenElementary school children sit at desks spaced about 2 meters (6 feet) apart in Logumkloster, Denmark, on April 16. Denmark was among the first in Europe to close borders, shops, schools and restaurants, and to ban large gatherings, among other measures. Now, it is one of the first to begin reopening.Hide Caption 64 of 67 Photos: Here are the places that are starting to reopenOn April 14, people wearing protective face masks walk on a small stretch of the Great Wall of China that has been reopened. Chinese officials said in a statement that they will only permit 30% of the usual number of visitors into the area for the time being.Hide Caption 65 of 67 Photos: Here are the places that are starting to reopenBarber Yang Guangyu cuts a client's hair in Wuhan, China, on April 11 while wearing protective gear assembled from a water bottle, mask and plastic pipe. The first city in the world to go into lockdown — and the epicenter of the global coronavirus outbreak — is slowly returning to normal.Hide Caption 66 of 67 Photos: Here are the places that are starting to reopenWorkers assemble cars at a Dongfeng Honda factory in Wuhan on April 8, the day the city's unprecedented 76-day lockdown was lifted.Hide Caption 67 of 67Officers and mascots are patrolling beaches and attractionsNatural-resource officers were patrolling Georgia's Tybee Island on Saturday. At Point Pleasant Beach, New Jersey, police will enforce guidelines by giving warnings or asking people to leave, Mayor Paul Kanitra said.More of CNN's coronavirus coverage

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In Florida's Orlando area, the Gatorland wildlife theme park reopened Saturday after weeks of closure. Among its many safety measures: A Sasquatch-looking mascot with a 6-foot wingspan -- the Social Distancing Skunk Ape -- will wander the grounds, encouraging guests to keep well apart.The park will offer free masks to guests, and it has added 100 hand sanitizer stations, CEO Mark McHugh told CNN."We had hand sanitizers everywhere to begin with. You can't even turn around without running into one now," McHugh said.In Texas on Friday, bars joined the list of businesses allowed to reopen, though with capacity limits.In that state's capital, Austin, plenty of people were out getting drinks into early Saturday morning, Taylor Blount told CNN. Several images he posted to Twitter showed one street teaming with people in the night.#Austin 6th street, May 22nd

The first day bars have been offically allowed to open.I clocked a thousand + in the streets.The mood, excited. Maybe ever a bit over excited.Police shut down road traffic on the street.Crowd persisted until 3am. pic.twitter.com/eb8Nl8yCNA Read more: CNN »

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Friday Looks Like A Heavy Air Travel Day, Relatively Speaking, As Memorial Day Weekend BeginsTSA reported Thursday that on Wednesday, it cleared 230,367 people through airport security, the best Wednesday since March 25. This week also saw the best Monday and the best Tuesday since the last week of march.

Americans should 'go out' for Memorial Day, Fauci saysDr. Anthony Fauci, a member of the White House’s coronavirus task force, says Americans should “go out” for Memorial Day. “Go out, wear a mask, stay 6 feet away from anyone so you have the physical distancing, and go out.” CNNTownHall Oh, that Dr. Anthony Fauci ocoringadobem 👀 Disregard everything after “go out.”

L.A. Beach Bike Paths Reopen for Memorial Day Weekend; Gatherings Not PermittedL.A. County officials announced Friday that although Safer at Home restrictions remain in place, beach bike paths will reopen just in time for the holiday weekend. Indoor mall curbside pick-ups and…

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What to know before heading to an open beach this Memorial Day Health experts say that going to the beach should be fine, as long as the public adheres to social distancing measures. You should be more worried about getting sunburn than catching corona. That's all you need to know. Clouds of Covid float around and will kill anyone within 6’ of another but not 6’1”. Wear your mask even if you’re alone and there’s nobody around you. Harshly judge those who do not agree with your vast knowledge of viral transmission.

Baltimore mayor says Trump sending 'bad, bad message' with plan to visit on Memorial DayThe mayor of Baltimore is urging President Trump to rethink his visit to the city on Memorial Day, arguing that the visit would contradict stay-at-home orders he's issued for residents and drain public safety resources F the stay at home orders. Our POTUS doesn’t take orders from you. Where is your coverage of racist creepy joe? Your orders are unconstitutional. They are supposed to be disobeyed