City of Sarasota bans groups of 10 or more to limit COVID-19 spread

The city of Sarasota has put a ban on social gatherings of 10 or more in an effort to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus disease. 

The city said the measure can be enforced by the Sarasota Police Department. 

Anyone who violates the ban could be charged with a second-degree misdemeanor.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates. 

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