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Partygoer at Missouri's Lake of the Ozarks positive for COVID-19

Partygoer describes Lake of the Ozarks party drawing criticism over lack of social distancing
Posted at 5:26 PM, May 29, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-29 20:31:08-04

OSAGE BEACH, Mo. (AP) — Health officials say they're seeking to "inform mass numbers of unknown people," after a person who attended crowded pool parties over Memorial Day weekend at Missouri's Lake of the Ozarks tested positive for COVID-19.

Camden County Health Department said in a release that the resident of Boone County in mid-Missouri tested positive on Sunday after arriving at the lake area a day earlier.

Officials said there have been no reported cases of the virus linked to coronavirus in residents of Camden County, where the parties seen in videos and photos posted on social media took place.