Houses of worship, which Trump says are essential, are coronavirus hotspots – Business


President Trump designated churches and other houses of worship as essential services on Friday.There have been multiple reports of super-spreader events at US churches and synagogues, as well as a South Korean temple.During these events, an infected person passed the coronavirus to an unusually high number of others, sparking local outbreaks.The CDC warns that large indoor gatherings, particularly church events, can be potential disease hotspots.Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. President Donald Trump just declared in-person worship an essential service.”I call upon governors to allow our churches and places of worship to open right now,” he said during a Friday announcement at the White House. Trump added that he wouldn’t hesitate to “override” state governors that refused to comply.Although many people want to return to houses of worship, especially during
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