An Ohio wedding left dozens with the coronavirus, including the bride and groom: ‘It starts to take a toll on you’

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Even with the lack of masks and the warnings from experts about the dangers of large indoor gatherings like their wedding, she said the couple was shocked by the fallout.“I didn’t think that almost half of our wedding guests were gonna get sick,” Bishop said. “You’re in the moment. You’re having fun. You don’t think about covid anymore.”Nationwide, authorities have pointed to multiple weddings as superspreader events, including an event in Maine in August that’s been tied to almost 200 cases and seven deaths and a Washington wedding attended by more than 300 people earlier this month where at least 17 guests have tested positive, sparking two separate outbreaks.A spokesperson with the Cincinnati Health Department told The Washington Post that the department did not immediately have record of the Bishops’ wedding. The state’s department of health and Hamilton County Public Health, the agency in charge of monitoring coronavirus safety and health guidelines where the wedding was held, did not immediately respond to a request for comment as of early Wednesday morning.Ohio officials are concerned enough about the dangers of weddings and other large gatherings that Gov. Mike DeWine (R) announced on Monday a …

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