Washington county warns of at least 17 positive tests after 300-person wedding | TheHill – (self-serving stupid is endemic nation wide)

A county in Washington is advising attendees of a large wedding to get tested for COVID-19 after at least 17 people in attendance tested positive.

More than 300 people attended a wedding held at a private location near Ritzville on Nov. 7, the Grant County Health District (GCHD) said on Tuesday. Under current coronavirus restrictions, wedding ceremonies in Washington state are limited to 30 people.

GCHD said there have been 17 new cases associated with the event to date, with more being added daily. Attendees who were diagnosed with the virus have also been linked to two subsequent outbreaks.

Source: Washington county warns of at least 17 positive tests after 300-person wedding | TheHill