Coronavirus Cluster Linked To California Birthday Party, Officials Say
A large birthday party held in California amid the state’s stay-at-home order has led to several people testing positive for the new coronavirus, health officials said Saturday.
A person who was not wearing a face covering at the Pasadena event had been coughing among attending family and friends who were also not wearing face coverings or practicing social distancing, the Pasadena Public Health Department said in a statement.
“One person showed up to the party exhibiting symptoms and joking she may have the virus,” Lisa Derderian, a city spokeswoman, told the Los Angeles Times. “The aftermath affected several others who became seriously ill because of one person’s negligent and selfish behavior.”
Lab tests have confirmed more than five cases of COVID-19, the disease caused …continued .
[Source: Huffington Post]