The rules of social distancing flouted at neighborhood parties and football celebrations


A reporter who attended US President Donald Trump’s rally in Tulsa last week said Friday that he had tested positive for Covid-19.OKlahoma Watch reporter Paul Monies said he was informed on Friday of his positive diagnosis.

“I’m pretty surprised,” Monies wrote on Twitter. “I have no symptoms (so far) and I feel good. In fact, I ran 5 miles this morning. ”

Monies said that he was inside the rally for about 6 hours on Saturday at the BOK Center and that he wore a mask and practiced social distancing mainly, except when he went to the hall to have a snack. He said he was never close to the president.

An Oklahoma City-County health department epidemiologist who informed Monies of his positive result said it was difficult to determine whether he had contracted the coronavirus at the rally.

“I can’t say for sure that I had it during the rally,” said Monies. “But he’s someone I’ve been in contact with in the past two weeks. “


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