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Hello Key Biscayne!

Oh no, the ‘rona has finally hit home at the Rag. The symptoms are a loss of stories to write about and general lack of direction.

A house on Fernwood Rd Key BiscayneWhat even is this?

Together, by staying home and off the beach, but also running around in large crowds doing exercise, we can beat this together. 🎗

In brief

Glimmer of hope Did you see that Florida governor Ron DeSantis announced last week that Florida could open up its beaches? Dade County Mayor Carlos Gimenez quickly came out to say that he runs the show here, and it’s not happening anytime soon.

That said, in a call last week Gimenez did say he was looking to open parks, marinas, and golf courses soon. While it’s welcome relief, it probably won’t feel like much to those of you who have been using the Village Green this entire time. ⚽️

(Miami Herald)

Empty pockets This one is a bit of a bummer. Local eatery Pita Pockets, much like many other businesses on the island, has taken a big hit with this mess. As a last resort to stay afloat owner Federico has set up a page to solicit donations. 📉

(gofundme)

Stats At time of publishing, the number of confirmed cases in Key Biscayne this week is the same as last week: 59. In Dade County it was 7,991 last week, now it’s 10,170.

The Village has tested 392 people in total here on the island and seven of those have been positive. 📊

(FDEM [PDF])

Run by Key Biscayners, 33149 Delivery is offering pick up and delivery of anything you might need, wearing gloves, masks, and using disinfectants to ensure high levels of sanitation. Call 305-904-5185.

(More info)

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Last Week's Sales

Location SQFT Rooms Prev Price
881 Harbor N/A LOT '18 $4.3m $3.75m
760 Woodcrest 1402 3/1 N/A $950k

Your covid bodega

Like a convenient corner store, this section repeats in every issue to remind you of some available services during the pandemic.

Got the munchies There are a lot more restaurants on the island than you might remember in your head when you’re thinking about what to eat. Thanks to this pandemic, most of them deliver and all are doing takeout. Here’s a list of everything you can eat.

(KB restaurant list)

Never leave the couch There’s great resources on the island in case you want help running errands, or know someone who does. You can also volunteer to run errands, in case you’ve got the cabin fever.

(KB pandemic resources)

Feeling it yet? If you’ve got symptoms or are considering getting tested, you can take this survey provided by the KBCF and the Village. If warranted, you may get a call and an appointment to get tested right here on the Key.

(KB Covid-19 Testing)

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