Two hairstylists in Missouri may have exposed more than 140 clients to the coronavirus, health officials say
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A Great Clips hair salon in Springfield, Missouri, has become a potential hot spot of COVID-19 transmission after two hairstylists came into work while symptomatic, potentially exposing more than 140 people to the virus, according to local officials.
Springfield-Greene County Health Department director Clay Goddard said at a press conference Friday that a Great Clips stylist worked on eight days between May 12 and May 20, during which the stylist came into contact with 84 clients and seven coworkers while showing symptoms.
On Saturday, the health department said in a statement that a second stylist had tested positive for the coronavirus and may have exposed an additional 56 clients. The stylist experienced “very mild symptoms” over five days between May 16 and Mat 29 but was deemed “potentially infectious” by the health department.
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[Source: Business Insider]