Hundreds who went to Bloodstock celebration test positive for Coronavirus

Many individuals who went to a hefty metal live event in Derbyshire have tried positive for Coronavirus, wellbeing authorities say. 


Bloodstock occurred on 11 to 15 August close to the town of Walton-on-Trent, in Derbyshire. 


Nearby general wellbeing authorities affirmed around 500 individuals from the nation over had "went to the celebration before testing positive". 


Iain Little, Derbyshire Area Committee's delegate head of general wellbeing, says there didn't seem, by all accounts, to be any ascents in diseases locally as a great many people had remained on the celebration site. 


He adds: "Our general wellbeing group was engaged with anticipating the occasion with South Derbyshire Region Committee, and were glad that the celebration coordinators were following best practice and public direction." 


The current year's celebration pulled in 20,000 individuals - its biggest participation ever - subsequent to moving on the web last year as a result of the pandemic. 


Rachael Greenfield, Bloodstock celebration chief, says coordinators had done "everything an option for them" to reduce the dangers and went "beyond anyone's expectations" government Coronavirus direction. 


She says while there was "no assurance" every one of the cases got from the occasion, it was "unthinkable" to totally eliminate the danger of disease.


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