COVID-19: 56-year-old man attends church service alone in Ohio

Atta Ur Rehman KhanWeb Editor & Columnist

11th Aug, 2020. 12:22 am
One man with coronavirus attending Ohio church service infected 91 others

Coronavirus has affected at least 91 people in Ohio as only a 56-year-old man with COVID-19 attended the church service.

According to the details, governor of Ohio, Mike DeWine posted a graphic to his Facebook page on Wednesday detailing how the coronavirus spread over a three-week period from the date of the church service on 14th June to 4th July, 2020.

All it takes is one person to cause tremendous #COVID19 spread. This case study stems from an Ohio church, but it can…

Gepostet von Governor Mike DeWine am Mittwoch, 5. August 2020

He wrote on social networking site, Facebook, “All it takes is one person to cause tremendous #COVID19 spread. This case study stems from an Ohio church, but it can happen anywhere. I continue to encourage everyone to wear masks and social distance whenever you gather – including at worship services.”

The governor also said, “We have been very careful throughout this pandemic to exempt religious services from any regulations.”

“The only exception to that is that we are now asking people who attend church to wear a mask,” he further said.

It is to be noted that the man’s wife, a son and a daughter also got sick.

Earlier, Australia has dealt with the deadliest day of coronavirus pandemic due to the second wave in Melbourne.
Victoria has reported 19 deaths on Monday whereas it has seen about two-thirds of Australia’s total 314 deaths and approximately 21,400 infections.

Victoria has reported more than 100 deaths in just the last week and 322 new cases on Monday. Other states reported few or no cases.


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