Fifth person linked to main wedding dies after heat wave triggers coronovirus cases

Top Line

A fifth person has died in connection with a large August marriage held in Maine, violating the rules of social distortions, tied to at least 175 confirmed cases, the latest example of an epidemic marriage that has spread Has caused

Key Facts

The wedding reception held in Millennket, Maine, had more than 65 guests, violating state rules that 50 attendees had cap attendance for indoor events, and most of the reported victims did not attend the wedding. Were and were infected with the other hand.

A pair of San Francisco newlyweds tested positive for the virus with at least eight guests after their July wedding was called off when it was found to violate the city’s strict coronovirus orders.

Last month, a wedding held in Shawnee County, Kansas tied 13 cases in nearby counties.

A large July wedding in Appalachine, New York led to several confirmed infections, and guests attending a rehearsal dinner or wedding were directed to self-quarantine by health officials.

Coronovirus cases involving weddings have also been reported in Pennsylvania and Texas.

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The outbreak of wedding coronaviruses is not just an American trend. The tragedy occurred at a June wedding in India, infecting more than 100 guests with coronovirus, including the groom, who reportedly died a few days after the ceremony. After a summer wedding in Iran, the groom and the bride’s parents all reportedly died of the virus.

Main background

A survey of the couple, conducted by the wedding website couple, found that 96% did not cancel their weddings due to the epidemic, although 65% said they withdrew their ceremony later in 2020. It has thrown the US wedding industry worth US $ 78 billion for the loop. Event planners and vendors such as caterers, florists, photographers, dressmakers, and venue owners are left with little or no up-front revenue during the summer months, which are usually the height of the wedding season and most profitable. Some couples have technically changed and married with friends and family, using software such as Zoom and FaceTime to safely share the special day.

Further studies

Death toll due to virus related to main marriage increases to 5 (Associated Press)

Coronavirus marries as super-spreader concern (new York Times)

New coronavirus outbreak associated with in-person church services (Forbes)

Weddings are canceled. What is the $ 78 billion wedding industry? (Fast company)

Marriage at the age of coronovirus: facial time with the rabbi, avatar impotence and more (Forbes)

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