COVID-19 positive people 2x as likely to have gone out to eat, CDC says
DETROIT – Restaurants have been incredibly hard hit by the COVID-19 pandemic, with many struggling to survive with limited capacities and outdoor seating. A study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is raising concerns about the safety of dining out -- especially for those eating indoors. The study did not differentiate between indoor and outdoor seating, but experts claim eating indoors is inherently more risky. When it comes to eating indoors, air flow is critical since customers cannot wear masks while eating and drinking. With cold weather soon to limit outdoor options, it’s another challenge for restaurants struggling to survive.
Avoid the Three Cs to help stop spread of coronavirus
Were not under a stay-home order in Michigan right now, allowing people to venture out more and meet with others. There are three specific scenarios people should avoid to help stop the spread of the virus:Crowded places with many people nearby. Close-contact settings , especially where people have close-range conversations. Confined and enclosed spaces with poor ventilation. Watch the full report above.