COVID-19 outbreak traced to sporting events in southern Minnesota – Bring Me The News

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Various events to play football and basketball in southeast Minnesota have been cited by Winona County Health and Human Services as sources of COVID-19 outbreaks..
The health department stated the break outs were traced to events in Lewiston and Winona between Sunday, July 26 and Thursday, July 30. Anyone who went to any of the following occasions is asked to go in for a COVID-19 test and to quarantine for 14 days, even if the test comes back unfavorable..
— July 26: messy basketball video game at Crossings Center (170 S Fremont St.) in Lewiston.
— July 29: 7-on-7 football at Paul Giel Field in Winona.
— July 28: early morning football camp and evening basketball camp at Lewiston-Altura High School.
— July 29: Lewiston Farmers Market.
— July 30: evening basketball camp at Lewiston-Altura High School.
— July 27: early morning football camp and night basketball camp at Lewiston-Altura High School.
— July 30: unorganized basketball game at Crossings Center (170 S Fremont St.) in Lewiston.
The health department says “there is a potentially lower danger of transmission” at the Lewiston Farmers Market, and that the events listed above consisted of individuals who “remained in their contagious duration and might have been infectious however were not yet symptomatic.”.
The ages and number of individuals contaminated is uncertain. As of Thursdays COVID-19 stats from the Minnesota Department of Health, there had actually been 254 cases and 16 deaths in Winona County, consisting of two brand-new cases reported Thursday..
The outbreaks traced back to sporting events comes simply days after the Minnesota State High School League voted to move the fall football and volleyball seasons to the winter/spring duration from mid-March to mid-May..
According to the Minnesota Department of Healths youth sports COVID-19 assistance, there need to not be more than 25 players/coaches involved in any outside or indoor non-game activities (training, practicing)..