Florida bans drinking alcohol at bars as coronavirus cases soar

The state's Department of Health reported 8,942 new confirmed cases – topping the previous record of 5,500 set on Wednesday.
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Florida banned alcohol consumption at its bars after its daily confirmed coronavirus cases neared 9,000, almost double the previous record set just two days ago
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Florida has banned alcohol consumption at its bars as the number of daily confirmed coronavirus cases nears 9,000
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The Texas Alcohol Beverage Commission has temporarily suspended the alcohol permits of 12 bars in Texas after they were found to be in violation of the state's protocols to slow the spread of Covid-19.
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The warning applies to nine lines of hand sanitizer manufactured in Mexico that contain methanol, or wood alcohol, which can be dangerous, the agency said.
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SILVER SPRING, Md. (CBS) — Hand sanitizer has been in high demand as people seek to protect themselves against the coronavirus. But the FDA has a new warning about certain hand sanitizers made in Mexico with a potentially toxic ingredient. The agency says consumers should not use any hand sanitizer made by Eskbiochem SA de CV in Mexico because it may contain methanol, which can be toxic when absorbed into the skin or ingested. The affected products listed by the FDA are: All-Clean Hand Sanitizer (NDC: 74589-002-01) Esk Biochem Hand Sanitizer (NDC: 74589-007-01) CleanCare NoGerm Advanced Hand Sanitizer 75% Alcohol (ND...
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