South Florida spring break visitors not fazed by coronavirus concerns

From South Beach to Fort Lauderdale, beaches full of spring breakers

Fears over a coronavirus outbreak doesn't seem to be impacting people looking to enjoy Spring Break in South Florida.

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – Fears over a coronavirus outbreak doesn’t seem to be impacting people looking to enjoy spring break in South Florida.

While crowd sizes are expected to grow as more schools arrive at their respective spring breaks, beaches have still been crowded over the past several days.

While many of the beachgoers are younger, there is a healthy mix of middle-aged and older people enjoying the sun and sand as well.

From South Beach to Fort Lauderdale, beaches do not appear to be seeing any dropoff of crowd sizes despite the growing concerns over COVID-19.


About the Authors:

Terrell Forney joined Local 10 News in October 2005 as a general assignment reporter. He was born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio, but a desire to escape the harsh winters of the north brought him to South Florida.

David Dwork joined the WPLG Local 10 News team in August 2019. Born and raised in Miami-Dade County, David has covered South Florida sports since 2007.