Schools and universities across the United States are closing as the
Photos show scantily clad revelers taking to Miami Beach on Thursday just hours after the city announced a state of emergency in the midst of the global pandemic.
Gen Zers could be seen pouring cans of Limeritas and other alcoholic drinks on twerking girls in the ocean.
And contrasting the surgical mask and gloves that have become a regular visual in the States, these party-goers sported swim suits and trunks.
It’s a party! Photos show scantily clad revelers taking to Miami Beach on Thursday just hours after the city announced a state of emergency in the midst of the global pandemic
Fierce watery fashion: Women sported skimpy bathing suits as they partied it up in the water
You’re supposed to be social distancing: The CDC has advised against going to large public gatherings but that didn’t stop these young folks from living it up
There did appear to be one person with a mask on his face, but one has to wonder what purpose that mask was really serving in that moment.
Folks also went against the social distancing that’s been advised by the CDC, choosing to jump on each other’s back and slapping each other’s butts. Couples could be seen hugged up out on the water.
And while bottles of Hennessy were in abundance, Spring Breakers did appear to try to stay hydrated with water.
Florida currently has 45 of the 1,930 cases of those infected with the virus in the United States. Just two of those cases are in the Miami-Dade area, according to
Not the right type of hydration! Several people could be seen with bottles of alcohol but they weren’t using them to kill the germs on their bodies
Couples could be seen hugged up out on the water, not worried about contracting the virus
Staying ‘safe’? There did appear to be one person with a mask on his face, but one has to wonder what purpose that mask was really serving in that moment
Vaping during corona! A woman vapes as she enjoys some fun in the sun. The Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education at UCSF shares that there is an increased risk of serious lung disease caused by corona for smokers and vapers
Roughly seven people were arrested along Ocean Drive on Wednesday as police got into altercations with Spring Breakers.
Six of those people were charged with resisting an officer without violence.
Shocking video showed one officer and a woman colliding into each other in the commotion, only for the cop to then choke the woman and kick her down before arresting her.
Miami Beach Mayor Dan Gelber said on Thursday that City Manager Jimmy Morales had declared a state of emergency in the city.
A couple dances together as others rush to scoop up the money that has fallen out of the woman’s purse
A couple appear to be drinking water as they make their way through the festivities
Another woman is seen vaping as she walks on the beach
Florida currently has 45 of the 1,930 cases of those infected with the virus in the United States. Just two of those cases are in the Miami-Dade area
Friends celebrate out on the water as they enjoy their spring break
One Spring Breaker has lost her swim top but a friend rushes to come to her aid
Whoops! One woman couldn’t handle the intense water rushing towards her
Sharing is not caring! Friends pass alcoholic beverages to each other in the midst of the coronavirus
The move granted the city managers special powers to close private clubs, limit beach access and install a curfew for the next three days, the
Gelber said that under the state of emergency, they city can and will suspend or refuse to pull special-event permits for large gatherings of more than 250 people for the next 30 days.
Included in this time frame are the city-sponsored spring break concerts in South Beach and the Miami Beach Pride festival.
‘To the extent that anybody can declare spring break is over, it is over this year,’ Gelber said. ‘We are the point of an economic engine, and it’s incumbent on us to make sure that we lead the way in this effort.’
Public beaches will remain open, for the time being. Major venues have been closing.
Staying active: One reveler hits a beach volleyball from in the water
Splashing around! Friends horse around and enjoy the water out on Miami Beach
Pose! Numerous folks were stopping to capture the wild moment
Taking a swig: One party-goer drinks an alcoholic beverage from a plastic bag in an effort to hide it from authorities and greedy folks
A scantily clad Spring Breaker poses for a selfie as her friend adjusts her swimsuit
A woman poses for a photo that her friend is taking out on Miami Beach