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Recent ’uptick’ in COVID cases delay’s Air Force Armament Museum reopening

Wendy Victora
wvictora@nwfdailynews.com
Northwest Florida Daily News

Although the Air Force Armament Museum was planning to reopen to the public July 1, a recent uptick in COVID-19 cases across Florida has forced officials to rethink that strategy, according to a press release from the museum.

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The museum, which features displays on the grounds as well as inside, will remain shuttered for the time being.

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According to David Fitzpatrick, museum director, Air Force officials will give the OK to reopen when the state can show a decline in new case reports for 14 consecutive days.

An announcement will be made at that time.

The museum grounds remain open to the public.