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All beaches in Miami-Dade must close under a sweeping county order that covers most recreational areas, restricting people to walks on the street but not public gathering spots.

The latest order by Mayor Carlos Gimenez, described Thursday morning by a top deputy, reverses the mayor’s policy issued just a day before, which capped gatherings in parks to fewer than 10 people. By Wednesday night, the decision was made to scrap the more permissive directive for an outright ban on using parkland or beaches, said Michael Spring, Gimenez’s deputy who oversees parks.

Want to take a walk? Stick to the street. Miami-Dade closes beaches and parks

“You cannot take a walk in a park,” Spring said. “But you can take a walk down the street you live on.”

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