17 Coronavirus Cases Identified at Brooks Pentecostal Church and School in Maine

As of 5 p.m. Saturday, 17 cases have been identified at Brooks Pentecostal Church or its affiliated Lighthouse Christian Academy School (WRDW)

The Maine CDC says a COVID-19 outbreak investigation is underway at a church in Brooks in Waldo County.

As of 5 p.m. Saturday, 17 cases have been identified at Brooks Pentecostal Church or its affiliated Lighthouse Christian Academy School, the Maine CDC said in a statement.

Contract tracing has begun.

Officials say individuals who spent any time at the church or its affiliated school since October 2 should monitor for symptoms of COVID-19.

Officials also warn that anyone who attended a “fellowship rally” at the church between October 2 and October 4 could have been exposed to the virus.

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SOURCE: WABI 5