Hundreds of teens at 'pong fest' party in US exposed to coronavirus

WION Web Team
New York, New York, United States of America Published: Jul 02, 2020, 07.23 PM(IST)

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At the time of the party, several teens were waiting for their Covid-19 test results, and have since tested positive.

About 300 teens were exposed to the novel coronavirus at a "pong fest" party in Lakeway, Texas, on June 20, local officials say.

At the time of the party, several teens were waiting for their Covid-19 test results, and have since tested positive.

City and health officials are now urging all attendees to get tested and self-isolate.

The city mayor said the city has had 105 cases, 50 of which are currently active.

According to CNN, a pop-up testing site has been set up at the Baylor School & White Specialty Clinic-Lakeway to help partygoers and those they interacted with in the past week get tested.

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