Orange City to meet on Monday to discuss proposed mask mandate

Orange City officials will hold an emergency meeting on Monday to address a proposed emergency ordinance mandating face masks in the city.

The meeting will be held in the Council Chambers at 201 N. Holly Avenue at 6:30 p.m. Community members are invited to attend. 

Several counties and cities across Central Florida have issued mask mandates in response to a recent surge in cases. For example, Osceola County, Orange County, DeLand, and New Smyrna Beach all have one.

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The latest numbers from the Florida Department of Health show that there have been 200,111 cases of COVID-19 statewide, resulting in 3,731 deaths. That is an increase of 10,059 confirmed cases between Saturday and Sunday morning, continuing a surge in infections. 


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