Coronavirus spreads to hundreds of youth who attended an overnight summer camp in Georgia: CDC

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At least 260 campers who attended an overnight summer camp in Georgia have been infected with the coronavirus, the CDC reported Friday. 51 of the campers are between the age of 6 to 10 and 180 are between 11 to 17 years old, according to the report.The CDC stated that the age demographics of the results “add to the body of evidence” that demonstrates “all ages are susceptible” to the coronavirus. The overnight camp was able to operate in the state of Georgia under Governor Brian P. Kemp’s executive order that stated overnight summer camps must require campers and workers to test negative for the coronavirus.  Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories.

At least 260 campers who attended an overnight summer camp in Georgia have been infected with the coronavirus, the CDC reported Friday. The CDC stated that on June 17, staff members arrived for a four-day orientation for at an overnight summer camp unidentified by the report. Four days later, on June 21, 363 campers and three senior staff members joined these staff members, adding to a total of 597 Georgia residents who attended the camp, according to the report. The camp attendees lived in cabins and participated in indoor and outdoor activities including “daily vigorous singing and cheering,” …

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