East Lansing bar linked to 85 positive cases of coronavirus – The Detroit News

” We need individuals to deal with everyone they experience as a potential provider,” stated Ingham County Health Officer Linda Vail in a news release previously today. “I strongly advise everybody to take safety measures so that we can keep infections down and keep companies open.”.
Many of those initially contaminated are in between the ages of 19 and 23, the health department said. About half of them have some connection to MSU, others have homes in other Michigan counties, and some are secondary infections.

The Ingham County Health Department said Saturday at least 85 people who checked out an East Lansing bar have evaluated favorable for the coronavirus.
Those contaminated with the virus visited Harpers Restaurant and Brew Pub, near Michigan State Universitys campus, between June 12-20, the department said.
Health authorities encourage anybody who was at the bar during those dates to get checked for the coronavirus, whether they have signs and self-quarantine for 14 days.
Officials revealed the very first infections Wednesday when 22 cases were validated.

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Harpers Restaurant and Brewpub in East Lansing. ( Photo: Google Maps).

None of those infected required hospitalization, the health department stated.
Harpers announced it was momentary closing Monday night, although the Ingham County Health Department said its inspectors found that the bar was following proper safety procedures..
The bar, which opened at 50% capability on June 8, said it was closing to start a program that will remove long wait lines outdoors and to change and improve the air conditioning throughout the building..

” We have actually experienced long lines on the general public pathway in front of our building. We have actually tried to advise customers waiting in line to wear face coverings and practice social distancing through signs on the public walkway and with a banner on our railing,” the restaurant stated on Facebook.
” Our oversight of the line on our stairs has actually succeeded, however attempting to get clients to follow our suggestions on the general public pathway has been challenging.”.
On June 9, one day after its re-opening, a reporter for The State News tweeted videos and photos of big crowds at East Lansing bars, including at Harpers..