185 coronavirus (COVID-19) cases now linked to outbreak at East Lansing bar
EAST LANSING, Mich. – Ingham County health officials say a total of 185 coronavirus (COVID-19) cases are now tied to an outbreak at a bar in East Lansing as of Saturday evening. On June 23, officials said more than a dozen people who visited Harper’s Restaurant and Brew Pub between June 12-20 had tested positive for COVID-19. Of the 185 people who have tested positive, 143 of them visited Harper’s, officials said. Health officials have identified 42 secondary cases, or people who got infected by someone who visited Harper’s and contracted the virus. On July 1 Whitmer closed a number of indoor bars as COVID-19 cases began to increase at a more rapid pace around the state.