Memorial Day weekend draws large crowds across the country – NBC News

As states around the country ease up on coronavirus lockdowns, Memorial Day weekend festivities attracted large crowds with many people flocking to beaches, bars and other public spaces while forgoing rules on social distancing and wearing masks in public.

Lake of the Ozarks, Missouri

A jampacked pool party at a bar in Lake of the Ozarks has health officials in Missouri calling for revelers to self-quarantine. St. Louis County issued a travel advisory following the Memorial Day weekend celebration at Backwater Jack’s in Osage Beach.

The bar threw a “Zero Ducks Given Pool Party” on Saturday, which drew a large crowd of partygoers, many of whom did not appear to be following the social distancing guidelines. In an advisory, officials said that anyone from the St. Louis area who attended the party should quarantine for 14 days or until they are given a negative test result for COVID-19.


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