Trump’s Mar-a-Lago club to partially reopen with social-distancing rules


President Trump’s Mar-a-Lago club will partially reopen this weekend with social-distancing guidelines in place — even in the Jacuzzi.

An email sent to members on Thursday said the Palm Beach, Florida, resort’s pool area and “Beach Club” restaurant would be open for lunch service Saturday, after being closed for some two months due to the coronavirus pandemic.

But the main building, which includes hotel rooms, large dining areas and the president’s private residence, will remain closed.

Members will have to practice social distancing, even in the pool and whirlpool, and lounge chairs will be placed 6-feet apart.

“Do not congregate,” warned the email, first reported by The Washington Post.

The private club will also be BYOT — Bring Your Own Towel. And germ-harboring “pool noodles” will be banned.

The announcement comes after Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis allowed Palm Beach County to enter “Phase One” of the state’s reopening plan.

Restaurants in Palm Beach county can now reopen, but only at 25 percent capacity indoors and with outdoors tables placed 6 feet apart.

Palm Beach County has seen nearly 4,300 confirmed COVID-19 cases since early March and at least 263 deaths.

With Post wires

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