During a press conference on Friday, the Republican governor, 42, acknowledged that the pandemic is far from over but claimed that the threat of COVID-19 has decreased and the need to reopen the state's businesses has increased. DeSantis announced an executive order allowing all businesses — including restaurants and bars — in the Sunshine State to operate at 100 percent capacity. … In addition to lifting health restrictions on businesses, DeSantis said he is banning cities and counties from fining people who do not wear face masks or do not adhere to social distancing guidelines.