SOUTHGATE, Mich. – The Wayne County Public Health Division announced on Wednesday that it had confirmed a total of five COVID-19 cases involving a wedding reception held on Saturday, July 18, at Crystal Gardens Banquet Hall in Southgate.
More people may have been at risk of becoming infected and exposed to other COVID-19, as more than 100 people participated. internal income, according to Wayne County health officials.
- Participants at the reception in the crystal gardens are invited to call Wayne County Health Division at 734-727-7078 report your contacts as soon as possible to test your healthcare provider and self-quarantine at home according to the instructions.
The Health Division said the Wayne County Communicable Diseases Team is investigating and monitoring the entire case in confirmed cases and contacting case participants for possible cases. Confirmed positive individuals were instructed to isolate themselves until cleared by public health in accordance with CDC guidelines.
Announcements are also being sent to all Wayne County banquet halls that “reaffirm the rules”; of the Governor’s 2020-110 Executive Code and increase controls at banquet halls and other major locations, including opening hours and weekends, to confirm compliance with the Executive Code.
“Safety and protection for Wayne County residents is our top priority,” said Carol Austerberry, Wayne County Health Officer. “Businesses must strive to comply with the rules to limit the spread of COVID-19 and save lives.”
On 1 June, the government of Gretchen Whitmer issued an implementing regulation 2020-110, outlining rules for assemblies, performances and events. This order limits attendance to a maximum of 10 people indoors and 100 people outdoors in this region of the state (Region 1). The incident was in direct conflict with the order, with participation exceeding a set limit on the number of people inside, Wayne County health officials said.
The Wayne County Public Health Division wants to remind the public of the importance of complying with all public health orders, social distancing, wearing masks, proper hand washing, not attending large-numbered events, and staying home when they are ill.
What are the guest limits for weddings, receptions or other social events that take place in the lobby of a restaurant / banquet in Michigan?
The answer to the above question comes from the Frequently Asked Questions section on the state of the Michigan 2020-115 Executive Code:
These events are subject to the restrictions set out in Sections 5 and 6 of Implementing Regulation 2020-110 if the event takes place in Region 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 or 7. Therefore, if the event takes place outdoors and between people who are not the same household may not exceed 100 persons; if the event is inside and between people who are not part of the same household, it must not exceed 10 people. In all cases, people who are not members of the same household must keep a distance of six feet from each other during the event.
If the event takes place in Region 6 or 8, the event is subject to the restrictions set out in Section 7 (a). A) of Implementing Regulation 2020-115. Therefore, if the event is outside and between people who are not part of the same household, it must not exceed 250 people; if the event is inside and between people who are not part of the same household, it must not exceed 50 people. In all cases, people who are not members of the same household must keep a distance of six feet from each other during the event.
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