Lifestyle Health 24 People Infected with Coronavirus Linked to Maine Wedding Reception The cases have been linked to a reception attended by about 65 guests on August 7 By Ashley Boucher Published on August 17, 2020 11:08 PM Share Tweet Pin Email Trending Videos Wedding chairs. Photo: PBS An outbreak of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) linked to a wedding reception with about 65 guests is under investigation in Maine. The state's Center for Disease Control and Prevention announced that the outbreak is associated with a wedding reception that was held at the Big Moose Inn in Millinocket, Maine, on August 7. Of 24 people that tested positive for COVID-19, 18 had attended the reception, and six people later had close contact with attendees. While the Maine CDC said that everyone who had tested positive was a Maine resident, it was unclear if any guests of the reception or those working at the wedding were from out of state. "Anyone who attended an event at Big Moose Inn on August 7, 2020, and who has symptoms of COVID-19 should call their health care provider before seeking medical care," the Maine CDC said in a press release. UNC-Chapel Hill Pivots to Remote Learning 1 Week After Classes Start as Coronavirus Cases Soar Maine has had a relatively low number of positive COVID-19 cases compared to other states, with 4,197. 126 of those were reported in the past week, according to data from the New York Times. None of the people who have tested positive linked to the reception have needed to be hospitalized, ABC station WMTW reported Monday, and they have all been asked to quarantine. Georgia County Closes Third School amid Coronavirus Outbreak as 500 Students Are Quarantined The Maine CDC is still investigating to determine whether the reception took place indoors or outdoors. If the gathering took place outdoors, it would have been in adherence with state guidelines, which allow up to 100 people to gather outside, WMTW reported. Only 50 people are allowed indoors. The Maine CDC encourages anyone who attends a gathering to follow social distancing guidelines like wearing a face mask and keeping a distance of at least six feet. As information about the coronavirus pandemic rapidly changes, PEOPLE is committed to providing the most recent data in our coverage. Some of the information in this story may have changed after publication. For the latest on COVID-19, readers are encouraged to use online resources from CDC, WHO, and local public health departments. PEOPLE has partnered with GoFundMe to raise money for the COVID-19 Relief Fund, a GoFundMe.org fundraiser to support everything from frontline responders to families in need, as well as organizations helping communities. For more information or to donate, click here.