Florida migrant towns become coronavirus hot spots in US

  • In this Sunday, June 7, 2020, photo, Elbin Sales, second from left, poses for a photograph with his wife, Yecenia Solorzano, right, and children Jordi Sales, left, and Athena Sales, amid the new coronavirus pandemic in Immokalee, Fla. Sales, who works as a landscaper, tested positive for COVID-19 and is quarantined at home with his family. Even as the pace of new cases has moderated in the state of Florida, this poor farmworking town in rural Florida is in the throes of an outbreak. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

IMMOKALEE, Fla. — When much of the world was staying at home to slow the spread of the new coronavirus, Elbin Sales Perez continued to rise at 4:30 a.m. to report to his landscaping job in a rural Florida town.

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