The state of Florida is currently embroiled in an increasingly dangerous COVID-19 outbreak, right as the NBA is preparing for a “bubble” scenario at Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando.
On Wednesday morning, Governor Ron DeSantis announced that a stunning 260 workers at the Orlando International Airport tested positive for the coronavirus. This, after less than 500 employees were tested.
On Monday, Florida recorded nearly 2,800 new COVID-19 cases, per CNN — the highest single-day total in the state since the coronavirus pandemic began. Orange County, where Orlando is located, is on fire with the coronavirus right now.
Needless to say, all this has the NBA community feeling a bit concerned about the planned “bubble” situation in Orlando.