MIAMI (CBSMiami) – The mayor of the cruise capital of the world wants sailing to resume.
Miami-Dade County Mayor Danielle Levine Cava sent a letter Thursday to the director of the CDC.READ MORE: Retired Police Major Explains How Miami-Dade Officers Are Trained Not To Mix Up Handgun & Taser
In the letter, Levine Cava states the county and PortMiami “have taken numerous steps to prepare for the safe restart of passenger operations,” including “working to establish an on-site COVID testing lab at PortMiami.”
The mayor said she hopes the cruise industry will be ready to restart operations by the 4th of July.READ MORE: With J&J's Single-Shot Paused, Medical Expert Says People Shouldn’t ‘Try To Skimp At This Stage’ When It Comes To 2nd Dose Of Pfizer Or Moderna
She’s hoping to meet with the director to help make that happen.
None of the cruise lines have set a date for resuming sailings.MORE NEWS: 'Bed Tax' Change Backed In Florida House
To read the full letter, click here.