Revelers celebrate Memorial Day weekend at Osage Beach of the Lake of the Ozarks, Missouri, U.S., May 23, 2020. Twitter/Lawler50 via REUTERS
One of the revelers at the wild, caught-on-video pool parties at the Lake of the Ozarks over Memorial Day weekend has tested positive for the coronavirus, it was revealed Friday.
And the partier was already sick when he or she joined in the non-socially-distanced fun, officials said — and so may have spread the virus to others who were there.
“The case arrived here on Saturday and developed illness on Sunday, so was likely incubating illness and possibly infectious at the time of the visit,” Camden County Health Department said in a press release.
Officials also released a timeline of the infected partier’s activity to help trace people who might have come into contact with them.
The unidentified person, a resident of nearby Boone County, defied the state’s social distancing orders to indulge in their debauchery at a bar called Backwater Jacks — where they stayed from 1 to 5 p.m. on Saturday.
The partier then spent some time at the waterfront restaurant and live music venue Shady Gators and Lazy Gators Pool until 9 p.m.
On Sunday, the carouser had lunch at Buffalo Wild Wings before returning to Shady Gators — leaving around 7 p.m.
Camden County has not reported any new cases of COVID-19 this week, officials said.