4,700 People Positive For Covid-19 After Superspreader Music Festival

Posted on AllSides August 25th, 2021
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A British music festival has been linked to almost 5,000 cases of Covid-19, becoming one of the biggest superspreader events in the world this year.

As reported in The Guardian and the BBC, the “Boardmasters” surf and music festival held in Newquay, England between the 11th and 15th of August has since resulted in 4,700 people testing positive for Covid-19, although some experts have estimated the true number of cases linked to the event could be much higher.

Around 50,000 people were at the festival and the cases were either in attendees or people otherwise linked...

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