Coronavirus: Ozarks partygoer tests positive for COVID-19

Well being officers stated Friday that they had been in quest of to “tell mass numbers of unknown other people” after an individual who attended crowded pool events over Memorial Day weekend at Missouri’s Lake of the Ozarks examined sure for COVID-19.

Camden County Health Department said in a release that the resident of Boone County in mid-Missouri tested positive on Sunday after arriving at the lake area a day earlier. Officials said there have been no reported cases of the virus linked to coronavirus in residents of Camden County, where the parties seen in videos and photos posted on social media took place.


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As a result of “mass numbers of unknown other people” wish to be notified, the officers launched a short lived timeline of the individual’s whereabouts final weekend, together with stops at a bar known as Backwater Jacks, a bar and eating place that has a pool, in addition to a eating and pool venue known as Shady Gators and Lazy Gators.

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Backwater Jacks proprietor Gary Prewitt stated in the past in a commentary that no rules had been damaged, although the pictures looked as if it would display other people violating Republican Gov. Mike Parson’s state order requiring social distancing.

Parson allowed companies and points of interest to reopen Would possibly four, however the state order calls for 6-foot (2-meter) social distancing via a minimum of the top of Would possibly.

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