Volusia County officials said that they hope by closing the vehicle access ramps at the beaches, they can control the crowds.
This after the Florida Department of Health announced cases of the coronavirus have jumped in the state to 390. There are 8 reported deaths.
Since it washed ashore, thousands have come to New Smyrna Beach to see the SUV-sized buoy.
The woman said she had no money because her debit card and ID had been stolen.