Day: August 23, 2020

Health officials in 3 states have traced new COVID-19 cases to the Sturgis motorcycle rally where hundreds of thousands of bikers gathered

Sturgis' motorcycle rally, held between August 7 and 16, was one of the largest public gatherings in the US since the coronavirus pandemic began. 

<p class=Jim Urquhart for Insider

” src=”https://s.yimg.com/ny/api/res/1.2/eixc5DN7bsxhiJv0FBxDyQ–/YXBwaWQ9aGlnaGxhbmRlcjt3PTcwNTtoPTUyOC42MzU0Nzc1ODI4NDY-/https://s.yimg.com/uu/api/res/1.2/2yUTn3Ry1m8.8Yy2F2ATTg–~B/aD0zNDYyO3c9NDYxNztzbT0xO2FwcGlkPXl0YWNoeW9u/https://media.zenfs.com/EN/business_insider_articles_888/5e3bc8a026c537c06a198b76725189c6″ data-src=”https://s.yimg.com/ny/api/res/1.2/eixc5DN7bsxhiJv0FBxDyQ–/YXBwaWQ9aGlnaGxhbmRlcjt3PTcwNTtoPTUyOC42MzU0Nzc1ODI4NDY-/https://s.yimg.com/uu/api/res/1.2/2yUTn3Ry1m8.8Yy2F2ATTg–~B/aD0zNDYyO3c9NDYxNztzbT0xO2FwcGlkPXl0YWNoeW9u/https://media.zenfs.com/EN/business_insider_articles_888/5e3bc8a026c537c06a198b76725189c6″/

Sturgis’ motorcycle rally, held between August 7 and 16, was one of the largest public gatherings in the US since the coronavirus pandemic began.
  • Health officials in South Dakota, Nebraska, and Minnesota have now traced multiple new COVID-19 cases back to a motorcycle rally held in Sturgis, South Dakota between August 7 and 16.

  • The rally, which drew hundreds of thousands of bikers to the 6,900-person city, has been tied to 15 new coronavirus cases in Nebraska, seven in Minnesota, and multiple incidences in South Dakota, according to CNN

  • The event was one of the largest public gatherings in the US since the coronavirus pandemic began.

  • Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories.

Less than a week after the close of a massive 10-day motorcycle rally in Sturgis, South Dakota, health officials in the state, as well

Read More