The venue reopened on Tuesday, just days after the eruption.
D you.panam p. “If you can, try out the group exercise, as the air flow makes a difference,” Thackeray said. “If you’re in a closed environment with a lot of people, you’re more likely to stay in touch and survive.”
“The virus spreads more easily during indoor group fitness classes,” said Dr Thackeray, program director of the Sports Medicine Fellowship at Amita Health Regions Medical Center. He recommended exercising outside, and reminded people not to share gear.
“Dedicated devices, make sure you clean that tool, make sure they don’t move around the room and you’re just in your bubble.”
According to Ran Rangathori Fitness, their workouts during epidemics are designed to minimize cross-contamination. The company also said employees clean between classes and check the temperature at the door.
“There is no way to be 100% safe,” Thackeray said. “We’re talking about risk reduction here. Reducing risk for yourself and everyone else.”
In a statement, Ran Rangathori Fitness Management said in part, “We are working with local health officials in the liaison health process to identify any additional cases as soon as possible. We are constantly monitoring and developing our internal policies and procedures to ensure safety.” Our staff and members, and all of our studios are committed to ongoing vigilance … “
Elmhurst is seeing a spike in the overall COVID-19 case. New data from the Dupage County Health Department shows a 10% increase in the number of COVID-19 cases in the city.
People living in the area hope that the increase in cases serves as a second reminder that the virus is still out, and still spreading.
“I’m just as worried as I should be,” said Todd Benson, a resident of Elmhurst. “Don’t believe this.”
“You can’t keep a bunch of people together when this type of virus is coming,” said Elmhurst resident Mag Sullivan.
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