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Covid-19 - Corona Virus - in Florida

The Corona virus COVID-19 virus has been spreading worldwide since its first appearance in China in December 2019. On March 20, the number of infections in the United States exceeded the number of infections in the Republic of China for the first time with 86,000 people testing positive. COVID-19 infections have now been confirmed in all states of the USA.

The State of Florida is also preparing itself against the Corona virus Covid-19. The infection numbers in Florida are currently very low compared to the infection numbers of the other US states. Even in international comparison with affected countries in Europe, the number of positively tested people in Florida per 1000 inhabitants is significantly lower (Florida: 1,23 people per 1000 inhabitants | Germany: 1.70 people per 1000 inhabitants | Italy: 2,86 people per 1000 inhabitants | Spain: 4,06 people per 1000 inhabitants) - as of April 18, 2020. Local public health officials say Southwest Florida's peak is expected in mid/end of April.

Covid-19 in Cape Coral

The confirmed COVID-19 infections are in Southeast (SE) - ZIP code 33904 - of Cape Coral just 42 people and in Southwest (SW) - ZIP code 33914 - of Cape Coral 56 people - as of May 21, 2020. The daily updated numbers in SW and SE of Cape Coral can be viewed on the map above clicking the tab "Cases by ZIP code". For the latest information on Covid-19 in Cape Coral please visit the website of the City of Cape Coral - Covid 19 Update.

COVID-19 - UPDATE - Information for travelers

  • STATE APPROVES LEE COUNTY’S PLAN TO RESUME VACATION RENTALS - Vacation rentals are open

    Vacation rentals reservations and stays will be allowed from all U.S. states with COVID-19 case rates less than 700 cases/100K residents. COVID-19 cases per 100,000 population by state can be found at CDC COVID-19 Data Tracker. Hover your curser over the vacationer’s state of residence. A box will open with information including cases per 100,000 population. For further information, please see press release.
  • EXECUTIVE ORDER 20-123 - Update Executive Order 20-112 (Phase 1 of re-opening Florida)

    On May 18, 2020
    , the Governor of Florida issued executive order 20-123 - update of phase 1 (recovery) of re-opening Florida: Restaurants, retail, museums and libraries may increase indoor capacity from 25% to 50%. Gyms and fitness centers may open on May 18 up to 50% of their building capacity, as long as people adhere to social distancing guidelines and machines are sanitized after each individual use.
  • EXECUTIVE ORDER 20-112 - Phase 1 of re-opening Florida

    On April 29, 2020
    , the Governor of Florida issued executive order 20-112, the phase 1 (recovery) of re-opening Florida. Bars, pubs and nightclubs that derive more than 50 percent of gross revenue from the sale of alcoholic beverages shall continue to suspend the sale of alcoholic beverages for on-premises consumption. Restaurants and food establishments may allow on-premises consumption of food and beverage, so long as they adopt appropriate social distancing measures and limit their indoor occupancy to no more than 25 percent of their building occupancy. In addition, outdoor seating  is permissible with appropriate social distancing. In-store retail sales establishments may open storefronts if they operate at no more than 25 percent of their building occupancy. Vacation rentals are still prohibited in phase 1.
  • EXECUTIVE ORDER 20-111 - Prohibition to rent vacation homes in Florida until May 04, 2020

    On April 29, 2020
    , the Governor of Florida issued executive order 20-111, an extension of Executive Order 20-87, ordering all parties engaged in rental of vacation rental properties to suspend vacation rental operations. Vacation rentals are prohibited from making new reservations or bookings and shall not accept new guests for check-in until May 04, 2020.
  • City of Sanibel Island - extends short-term vacation rentals prohibition until May 15, 2020

    On April 29, 2020 the City of Sanibel Island issued Proclamation 20-023 extending the temporary prohibition of accommodation rentals through May 15, 2020. The following beach park facilities are also closed until May 15, 2020: Lighthouse Beach, Gulfside City Park, Blind Pass. For the latest information on Covid-19 on Sanibel Island please visit the website of the City of Sanibel.
  • LEE COUNTY - re-opening beaches, parks and recreation centers on April 29, 2020

    On April 28, 2020 Lee county announced the re-opening of county parks and preserves including all beaches and beach access points, parking lots and free-standing bathrooms, because of continued voluntary compliance and the community’s greater awareness for Centers for Disease Control guidelines. Please see announcement as of April 28, 2020.
  • City of Sanibel Island - extends short-term vacation rentals prohibition until April 30, 2020

    On April 13, 2020 the City of Sanibel Island issued Proclamation 20-020 modifying Proclamation 20-016 and extends the temporary prohibition of accommodation rentals through April 30, 2020. For the latest information on Covid-19 on Sanibel Island please visit the website of the City of Sanibel.
  • LEE COUNTY - extends short-term vacation rentals prohibition until April 30, 2020

    On April 10, 2020
    Lee County issued Emergency Order 20-01 corresponding to Executive Order 20-103 of the Governor auf Florida. This emergency order suspends all vacation rental operations. Vacation rentals are prohibited from making new reservations or bookings and shall not accept new guests for check-in for duration of this Order and any extensions thereto. This order shall remain in force and effect until April 30, 2020.
  • EXECUTIVE ORDER EO 20-103 - Prohibition to rent vacation homes in Florida until April 30, 2020

    On April 10, 2020, the Governor of Florida issued executive order 20-103, an extension of Executive Order 20-87, ordering all parties engaged in rental of vacation rental properties to suspend vacation rental operations. Vacation rentals are prohibited from making new reservations or bookings and shall not accept new guests for check-in until April 30, 2020.
  • CITY OF CAPE CORAL - no additional restrictions in comparison to the Executive Orders of the Governor of Florida

    The City of Cape Coral follows the Executive Orders of the State of Florida and has not made any additional special regulations or restrictions in the vacation rental sector.
  • CITY OF FORT MYERS - no additional restrictions in comparison to the Executive Orders of the Governor of Florida

    The City of Fort Myers follows the Executive Orders of the State of Florida and has not made any additional special regulations or restrictions in the vacation rental sector. For the latest information on Covid-19 in Fort Myers please visit the website of the City of Fort Myers.
  • EXECUTIVE ORDER 20-91, "Safer at Home" - Governor of Florida orders all in Florida to stay at home for 30 days

    On April 01, 2020, by Executive Order 20-91 of the Governor of Florida, all Florida residents shall limit their movement and personal interactions outside of their home to only those necessary to obtain or provide essential services or conduct essential activities. The 30-day order takes effect Friday, April 3, 2020, at 12:01 a.m.
  • TOWN OF FORT MYERS BEACH - prohibits vacation rentals for 90 days

    On March 30, 2020, the Fort Myers Beach Town Council issued Declaration of Emergency Regulations No. 2 - all parties engaged in the rental of public lodging establishments and any vacation and timeshare accomodations shall cancel all existing reservations and not extend existing stays, nor accept new guests or new reservations for the next 90 days. For the latest information on Covid-19 in Fort Myers Beach please visit the website of the Town of Fort Myers Beach.
  • EXECUTIVE ORDER 20-87 of the Governor of Florida - Prohibition to rent vacation homes in Florida from March 28, 2020 - April 11, 2020

    On March 27, 2020, the Governor of Florida issued Executive Order 20-87, ordering all parties engaged in rental of vacation rental properties to suspend vacation rental operations. Vacation rentals are prohibited from making new reservations or bookings and shall not accept new guests for check-in for the duration of 14 days.
  • CITY OF SANIBEL Proclamation 20-016 - Prohibition to rent vacation homes on Sanibel Island for the next 28 days

    On March 27, 2020, the City of Sanibel issued Proclamation 20-016, which prohibits all accommodation rentals for the next 28 days, effective at midnight. For the latest information on Covid-19 on Sanibel Island please visit the website of the City of Sanibel.
  • TRAVEL RESTRICTIONS between USA, Mexico und Canada

    On 21 March 2020, travel restrictions FR Doc. 2020-06217 have been coordinated between the United States of America, Mexico and Canada. "Non-essential travel" is no longer permitted. These temporary restrictions go into effect on March 21, 2020 and will remain in effect through 11:59 pm on April 20, 2020.
  • PRESIDENTIAL PROCLAMATION 9993 - travel ban for people from the Schengen area

    On 11 March, 2020, the President of the United States of America issued Proklamation 9993, prohibiting the entry of persons from the Schengen area. The travel ban is temporarily valid for 30 days.