suburban communities are dealing with coronavirus outbreaks, as health
officials warn residents to continue being vigilant as fall gets underway in
County health officials said in a statement that at least 14 people who played
or watched volleyball at Jesse Oaks Food and Drink in Gages Lake have tested
positive for coronavirus. Multiple individuals reported they had also played volleyball
at other locations, with health officials saying that nearly 200 volleyball
players and spectators may have been exposed to the virus.
“I was surprised to see coworkers and other people hugging each other with no mask and playing volleyball with no mask,” he said. “Would I go back? No. It was fun that they had it open, but regulations are regulations.”
owner of the establishment says that they have cooperated with the Lake County
Health Department after the positive cases were reported.
entire staff and their families have not shown any symptoms or signs of the
virus,” a statement read, in part.
are urging those who visited or played volleyball at the location in September,
and didn’t wear a mask while doing so, to quarantine for 14 days following the
date of their last visit.
company officials say there have been 18 positive cases reported at a DuPage
County Orangetheory location in Elmhurst.
are concerned about all involved, and are hopeful that everyone will quickly
return to health,” company officials said in a statement. “We are working with
local health authorities in the contact tracing process to identify any
additional cases as soon as possible.”
officials say that they are reviewing internal policies and processes to ensure
the safety of staff and members.
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