Social Get-Togethers Are Leading to Coronavirus Outbreaks
According to the Lansing State Journal, coronavirus outbreaks happen most often at long term care facilities and social get-togethers.
"Of the 368 outbreaks identified since July 30, 66 happened at long term care facilities. Those facilities include assisted living centers and adult day care centers." (LSJ)
51 happened at social gatherings which include weddings, funerals, birthday parties and graduation parties.
And when you really think about it, that's why Governor Gretchen Whitmer among others have been pushing social distancing so that we can protect people from getting the COVID 19 virus.
If we all take chances and go to social gatherings such as weddings and any kind of party, there's a good chance that several people will contact the virus and then spread it to others.
"Between 20 and 30 outbreaks have been associated with places like migrant farm worker camps and agricultural facilities, restaurants, schools, summer camps and day cares, offices and construction sites since July 30. (LSJ)
If you want to avoid an outbreak, then it's up to all of us. Behavior matters most.
Outbreaks happen when people decide to not follow the rules. When outbreaks happen, it's because we're not social distancing and we're not wearing our masks.
Here's some good advice when it comes to hosting or attending a social get-together:
"You should limit the number of people in attendance to the size allowed in executive orders. Currently 10 people indoors , and in most of southern Michigan, 100 people outdoors." (LSJ)