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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.

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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.

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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.

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To read the full letter, click here. Team