ORLANDO, Fla. – As COVID instances rise in Puerto Rico, the U.S. Facilities for Illness Management and Prevention is recommending folks keep away from journey to the island.
“Individuals in Puerto Rico are very scared,” defined Jorge Figueroa, president of the Puerto Rican Chamber of Commerce Central Florida.
He stated it hasn’t been simple for residents now that the CDC is recommending folks keep away from journey to Puerto Rico.
“Just a little bit irritating, however on the similar time it didn’t shock me.”
Small enterprise house owners in Orlando are additionally pissed off, saying this transfer might impression them.
“To impose these adjustments throughout a gradual season is type of a double hit,” stated Jackie Espinosa, proprietor of Matador Tacos and Tapas.
She says enterprise has been gradual, and now, it might solely worsen.
“Now we have lots of people that journey to and from and sadly that is positively hindering small companies.”
With an increase in COVID instances, Espinosa stated planning for the vacations is hard since she has kinfolk there. “It’s difficult. I nonetheless attempt to go over there.”
In the meantime, Figueroa stated he’ll nonetheless journey there for work, with precautions.
“I’m going there subsequent week for a few week for some occasions. We’ll take all of the precautions. Be sure now we have sanitizer and put on the masks.”
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