College students without masks could be seen in photos on social media crowded together on a line to get into Harper's after the bar reopened June 12 when MI eased coronavirus restrictions that had shuttered bars and restaurants for three months. In Washtenaw County, about an hour outside of Detroit, 1,300 servers have signed a petition asking county officials to close restaurants until COVID-19 is no longer a public health threat.
"It's not gone yet, the virus is still still here, it's still circulating". And perhaps she shouldn't have gone to a bonfire, ' the mother said.
The popular Michigan State University hangout, Harper's, has been identified as one of the largest hotspots for COVID-19 spread in the state of Michigan.
"Given the number of cases in this outbreak, we consider this a higher risk exposure than a typical visit to a restaurant or bar", Health Officer Linda Vail said in a June 24 press release from Ingham County.
Owner Jake Hawley of Barrio a restaurant across the street from Harper's in Downtown East Lansing told Fox 47 they took immediate action when they heard about the outbreak.
A Five Guys restaurant is closed due to the CCP virus outbreak in Detroit Mich
The business closed again June 22, shortly after two people tested positive for the coronavirus, the station reported.
Monday's update represents an increase of 236 confirmed cases and four additional deaths.
According to the paper, an individual who went to Harper's and became infected came in contact with a friend who held a huge house party in Grosse Pointe Woods, where dozens of friends partied without masks and social distancing. 'I'm so sad. We stayed home as ordered and then let our guard down - and now this.
If the outbreaks continue, it is possible for the state to move backwards on the MI Safe Start plan.
It won't stop anyone from getting coronavirus, but it could help people from getting both at the same time.