Missouri health officials call for partygoers quarantine at Ozarks Lake

Missouri health officials call for partygoers quarantine at Ozarks Lake
Missouri health officials call for partygoers quarantine at Ozarks Lake

Images of a pool party at Lake of the Ozarks in Missouri over Memorial Day weekend prompted St. Louis County to issue a travel notice and quarantine Kansas City's Health Director ... Reefs.

The St. Louis County Public Health Department cited reports of large congestion on Lake Ozarks, where hundreds of people were locked together amid a coronovirus epidemic.

County Executive Officer, Drs. "This reckless behavior puts countless people at risk and we have made considerable progress in slowing the spread of COVID-19," Sam Page said in a statement.

The Department of Health expressed concern in its travel notice that people in the St. Louis area were in Lake Ozarks on weekends. The notice stated, "Anyone who has traveled and engaged in this behavior should be left for 14 days or until they get a negative test result of COVID-19."

It also states that employers are already being asked to screen personnel for health risks and should also ask workers about their recent visits. The Lake of the Ozarks region is about 150 miles from the city of St. Louis.

Director of Health Department of Kansas City Missouri, DRS. Rex Archer also expressed his displeasure by tweeting.

"Any person who does not practice the CDC, DHSS and KCMO Department of Health's Social Distancing Guide should be left for 14 days," Archer wrote with a video at Lake's party.

DHSS is the State Department of Health and Senior Services with its director DRS. Randall Williams stated in a Memorial Day warning that COVID-19 caused by coronovirus can be transmitted by people who show no symptoms, but when others receive it. Viruses can have tragic consequences.

The pool party was held to the owner of the bar, which was told by Kansas City NBC affiliate KSHB that it would not try to gather large groups and force social order, but "we don't know who the group is." , Which is in families "We hope you do it alone".

Jody Akins, who attended Saturday's party, told the station that the guests' temperature was controlled and disinfectants were available.

"If you're worried about getting sick, obviously, or if you want to keep a distance from yourself, it's more or less."

Akins was identified from Blue Springs, Missouri near Kansas City.

Camden County Sheriff Tony Hales said in a statement Monday that it was a "record weekend" in Lake Ozarks, but that the lack of social isolation is not a crime and his department had no right to impose it. Public health violations depend on health officials, he said.

We expect residents and visitors alike to demonstrate personal responsibility in the lake, ”Hales said in a statement.

Coronavirus can spread to the crowd, and health experts have emphasized that people should stay away from others to slow its spread.

According to the state health department website, more than 12,100 confirmed cases of COVID-19 were reported in Missouri on Monday, killing 585 people.

According to the city's website in Kansas City, Missouri, 962 cases and 22 deaths due to COVID-19 were confirmed.

Talking about total cases and deaths in the state, St. Louis County and the city of the same name topped the chart. St. Louis County has recorded 4,455 of COVID-19 with 386 deaths and 1,739 cases with 107 deaths in the city.

St. Louis Mayor Lida Kruson tweeted that many people enjoyed Weekend Day in a memorable way, but "not too much", noting that the virus could be transmitted by people who showed no symptoms. He did not ask anyone to stay in the house for 14 days socially spaced or wearing masks.

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