Sturgis brings increase of COVID-19 cases

Thousands of bikers rode through the streets for the opening day of the 80th annual Sturgis Motorcycle rally Aug. 7, in Sturgis, S.D.

More than 120 coronavirus cases have been traced to the 80th annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally, which attracted an estimated 460,000 riders to the small South Dakota town this year.

Campbell County spokeswoman Ivy McGowan said two active cases here can be traced to the rally. She would not be more specific about the ages or genders of those infected.

(3) comments

Rick67

I like how they say it takes two weeks to get testing back but yet the rally hasn't been over for 2 weeks but yet they have all these confirmed cases

odeb1956

The media needs to just shut up!

SaraP

884,000 people die every year from hepatitis B virus and complications. So far, worldwide, 822,000 deaths attributed to Covid. Whatever Covid is about, it isn't about our health and safety.

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