One bar re-opening caused an outbreak of 46 COVID-19 infections and a school closure affecting 650 kids

Published Apr 05 2021 at 3:25 PM GMT
  • A February bar opening in rural Illinois led to at least 46 COVID-19 cases, a school closure affecting 650 children, and the hospitalization of one long-term care facility resident, according to a Monday report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
  • One attendee had tested positive for COVID-19 the day before the event, but didn't have symptoms.
  • Four others had COVID-19 symptoms the same day they showed up.
  • Patrons didn't consistently wear masks or maintain physical distance, and the ind.


  • Published Apr 5, 2021 3:25 PM GMT