As the U.S. started reopening for the Memorial Day Weekend, new coronavirus cases surge in various states.
Health officials remind that beaches and bars reopening doesn’t mean you can let your guard down and act as if we are not in the middle of a pandemic.
A lot of American citizens have gone to restaurants, parks, and beaches to celebrate the extended weekend, however, not without consequences.
Video footage from a pool party at Lake of the Ozarks, Missouri released on Saturday, shows a group of people inside and out of the swimming pool, without respecting social distancing.
According to the Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson, a couple of people who attended the pool party got infected by COVID-19.
Medical experts are warning that we are nowhere near the end of this pandemic and that respecting social distancing rules is crucial for maintaining a healthy society.
More than 1,6 million Americans got infected by the virus since the beginning, and 97,000 have died.
On Friday, there were 24,000 new coronavirus cases diagnosed across the U.S., according to Dr. Seema Yasmin, a former disease detective at the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.