Balance sheet in accordance with Camp-crash: hundreds of children infected in an American summer camp with Corona

hundreds of children have been infected at a summer camp in the United States, with the novel Coronavirus. At least 260 of 597 participants of the camp in the s

Balance sheet in accordance with Camp-crash: hundreds of children infected in an American summer camp with Corona

hundreds of children have been infected at a summer camp in the United States, with the novel Coronavirus. At least 260 of 597 participants of the camp in the state of Georgia had been tested, declared the American health authority CDC on Friday. The actual number Infected is probably much higher, because only for half of the participants, a test result was accordingly.

The camp had been canceled at the end of June, after a young carers was positive on the Virus tested. As a report by the CDC, and tested to determine a majority of respondents – 260 out of 344 Tests were positive. Three-quarters of the Infected developed mild symptoms, the other showed no signs of disease.

the majority of The participants – kids and staff alike – the information to be younger than 21 years of age. You "took part in a variety of Indoor and outdoor activities, including daily vigorous Singing and Cheering," reads the CDC report. The accommodation was in cabins with up to 26 sleeping places.

The organizers of the camp had not followed the advice of the CDC, to make the Wearing of fabric masks for all mandatory, it said in the report. However, all of the participants had not exhibited previously, a negative Corona Test, the hygiene measures were followed and the participants were divided into smaller groups.

the results of The investigation, that the Virus may also spread among young people, very quickly, explained the authority. It should also be obvious, "that children of all age groups are susceptible to a SARS-CoV-2 infection and, in contrast to early Reports, an important role in the Transmission could play".

Updated Date: 31 July 2020, 17:19

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