Minnesota Wedding is involved in at least 70 coronavirus cases

Officials said Wednesday that a marriage in Minnesota has been linked to at least 70 new coronovirus cases.

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The “big” wedding, which included an indoor ceremony, reception and dance, was held on August 22 in the small town of Ghent, according to a release from the state’s Southwest Health and Human Services.

“Many people present at the wedding on August 26 have symptoms and have tested positive for COVID-19, but it is likely that many more may be exposed and infectious,” released August 26 Urged those who were in contact with a wedding guest. Who tested positive or had quarantine symptoms for 14 days.

“If you don’t know if you had this kind of contact, but you were at a wedding, reception or dance that night at KB’s Bar and Grill, you would still need to limit interactions with people as much as possible during 14 One has to be very diligent. A few days after the wedding, and during that time one should be very honest about wearing a face mask and social disturbances, “the official release said.

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State infectious disease director Krrish Ehrsman said the celebration was held “indoors” today. She reported that the department is tracking patients attending the wedding, including “teachers, long-term care workers and health care workers” in nine Minnesota counties so far.

Minnesota has counted at least 81,920 coronovirus cases and 1,921 deaths since the onset of the epidemic, according to new York Times. During a press conference last week, Gov. Tim Walz said that large social gatherings are leading to the spread of the disease in the state.

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“Backyard meetings, barbecues, families are not mixed into their immediate family, what is happening here is doing a lot,” he said. And then, I understand this pain. This is the basic social thing that does this in summer. Fun, but this is exactly the kind of thing that we are seeing, having some effect on the spread. “

Ehresman echoed that sentiment at the same press conference, telling reporters, “We are seeing the number of outbreaks resulting from weddings, funerals and personal equality.”

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Officials said one person is standing next to the fence: teachers and health workers are among those infected after attending the wedding

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Officials said that teachers and health workers are among those infected after getting involved in marriage

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