Covid exposure warning issued after 27 test positive for virus following Luke Bryan concert in Fowlerville

NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE: in this image released on June 9th 2021, Luke Bryan performs onstage for the 2021 CMT Music Awards in Nashville, Tennessee broadcast on June 9, 2021. (Photo by John Shearer/Getty Images for CMT)

The Livingston County Health Department (LCHD) has issued a warning for roughly 20,000 people who attended the Luke Bryan concert in Fowlerville two weeks ago after more than two dozen people tested positive for COVID-19.

The LCHD issued the warning for anyone who went to the concert in Fowlerville on Saturday, Sept. 18 after 27 people who attended the outdoor concert tested positive for COVID-19.

According to the LCHD, they believe those 27 people may have been in close enough contact to expose other people to the virus. 

Roughly 20,000 people attended the event.

Attendees who went to the concert should get tested for COVID-19, regardless of vaccination status. Attendees should also monitor for signs and symptoms of COVID-19 through Oct. 3 and wear a face mask while in public areas as symptoms can appear between 2 and 14 days after exposure.

Anyone with the following symptoms may have COVID-19 and should be tested:

  • Fever or chills
  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
  • FatigueMuscle or body aches
  • Headache
  • New loss of taste or smell
  • Sore throat
  • Congestion or runny nose
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Diarrhea

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Anyone with severe symptoms - trouble breathing, chest pain, inability to wake or stay awake, pale or blue-colored skin, lips, or nail beds - should seek emergency care immediately.

The best way to prevent the spread of COVID-19 is to get vaccinated, wear a mask, stay 6 feet away from others, stay home when you're ill, and avoiding crowds and poorly ventilated space.