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A partygoer who attended the now-infamous Lake of the Ozarks pool party has tested positive for COVID-19, meaning hundreds could have been exposed

Posted On: 30 May 2020   |   Posted By: Business Insider

A partygoer who attended the now-infamous Lake of the Ozarks pool party has tested positive for COVID-19, meaning hundreds could have been exposed

A Missouri resident who attended a crowded pool party at the Lake of the Ozarks has tested positive for the coronavirus, local outlet KMBC reported.
Footage of the crowded party garnered condemnation online.
The owner of the bar that hosted the event defended his decision.
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A Missouri citizen who attended a crowded pool party at the Lake of the Ozarks in Missouri over Memorial Day weekend has tested positive for the coronavirus, local outlet KMBC reported.
The Camden County Health Department said one person who attended Backwater Jack's began to develop symptoms on Sunday and was likely "incubating illness and possibly infectious at the time of the visit," according to KMBC.
Business Insider previously reported that health authorities in Missouri urged people who were filmed that pool party to self-isolate to reduce the risk of spreading COVID-19.
Footage of the crowded party, where no social distancing was observed, was condemned online.
Partygoers could...

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