It’s been a while since most Americans could go out and grab a drink with a friend. As states began to reopen at the beginning of the month, some patrons flooded back to their favorite watering hole. But Eater Detroit reports that over 50 cases of COVID-19 were traced to an East Lansing, Michigan bar. And several other states, including Florida and Texas, are pausing their reopening plans , citing virus transmission. Why is it so easy to transmit the virus in bars and restaurants? From The New York Times : Every bar is different, but many bars are housed in dark, narrow, indoor spaces with no windows and little room to move around. Unlike restaurants, which can space tables far apart, bars typically have fixed bar stool seating along the bar and a...
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1A Across America: The Spread Of COVID-19 In Bars And Restaurants