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24 Infections Associated With Wedding Reception In Millinocket

MILLINOCKET, Maine - The Maine Center for Disease Control says two dozen people tested positive for the coronavirus after a wedding reception in Millinocket. The Maine Center for Disease Control said Monday that it identified 18 individuals who attended the reception and six others who had close contact with reception attendees.

All told, about 65 people attended the gathering on Aug. 7 at the Big Moose Inn in Millinocket. The Maine CDC is communicating with the lodging business about the nature of the event and adherence to state requirements.

All of the people who tested positive are Maine residents.