Mar-a-Lago is partially closed following a Covid outbreak
Mar-a-Lago, former President Donald Trump’s Palm Beach club, is partially closed following a Covid outbreak, the Associated Press reports.
The club closed a section “for a short period of time,” according to the AP, and some of the workers were quarantined. The AP reports the extent of the outbreak remains unclear, as does its potential impact on the former first family.
Gasoline demand rebounds, nearly back to normal levels
U.S. gasoline demand is approaching normal levels as Americans once again hit the road amid the economic recovery and the Covid-19 vaccine rollout.
“It’s been an impressive rebound in the last few weeks of demand and I continue to be surprised every day,” noted Patrick De Haan, head of petroleum analysis at GasBuddy.
More consumers hitting the road combined with a draw in gasoline stocks has led to a jump in gas prices.
On Friday the national average for a gallon of gas stood at $2.886, up 69 cents or 31.4% from a year ago, according to AAA.
Royal Caribbean will resume cruises in the Caribbean in June — with a fully vaccinated crew
Royal Caribbean’s Explorer of the Seas cruise ship is docked at PortMiami on March 02, 2021 in Miami, Florida.
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