Pennsylvania County Traces at Least 12 Coronavirus Cases to Jersey Shore Partygoer
A dozen new coronavirus cases in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, have been traced back to a single New Jersey resident who spread the virus at “beach house gatherings” on the Jersey Shore over the past two weeks, according to a county health department news release.
“This is exactly why we can’t let our guard down now, even if it feels `safe’ to be at the beach,” county health department Director Dr. David Damsker said in the release.
“One unlucky exposure can lead to a large cascade of cases down the line. We want everyone to enjoy the warmer weather and have fun, but let’s keep in mind that COVID is still circulating in the community at baseline levels.”
There will likely be additional infections among family members of the new cases, added Damsker.
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