30 family members contract COVID-19 following funeral – KTTC

The household of 78-year-old Francis Perreault gathered at the Catholic church in the Becker County community of Lake Park in mid-July to celebrate his life.

Regardless of using masks and taking precautions 30 individuals contracted COVID-19, consisting of 5 who were hospitalized. Perreaults daughter, Stephanie Schindler, states they tried to do everything right, however when youre grieving you let your guard down.

Schindler states it brings home the truth that the coronavirus is a risk even in places that arent so densely populated.

LAKE PARK, Minn. (AP)– Thirty grieving members of a family in a little northwestern Minnesota town have actually contracted the coronavirus after participating in a funeral service for a loved one.