Boca beach Saturday may 23 2020

CORONAVIRUS: Crowds Near Boca Beaches Raise Reader Concerns

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[No social distancing at Palmetto Park Road and A1A as beachgoers prepare to cross A1A together. Courtesy: Reader submission].
Boca beach Saturday may 23 2020
[Social Distancing? Readers point to crowds near and on beaches in Boca Raton as reason for concern. Boca Raton beach parks are “officially” closed. Courtesy BocaBeachCam].

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — With thanks to the readers who are submitting photos, this is a look at Palmetto Park Road and A1A Saturday afternoon. With beach parking lots closed in the City of Boca Raton, crowds are amassing on the sidewalks waiting cross A1A for foot access onto the beach.

Readers point to the lack of facial coverings on the people shown.

The City of Boca Raton continues to keep “beach parks” closed — that includes not just parking but bathrooms and lifeguard stands. The City is waiting until Broward County beaches reopen — that’s still pending.

[Beach parking lots are closed in Boca Raton so people are walking — en masse — to the beaches. Boca Raton continues to keep bathrooms closed on lifeguards OFF-Duty. Courtesy reader photograph].

Boca Raton, in Palm Beach County, abuts Broward County.

Boca Raton Police previously told BocaNewsNow.com that officers will respond to social distancing and executive order violation calls.