Along with their clothes, they apparently didn’t wear masks.
Almost 100 nudists at the Cap d’Agde resort in France have recently tested positive for the 2019 Novel Coronavirus. On top of that, 50 more people who had visited the resort, located 30 miles south of Montpellier, in the Hérault region, have reported falling ill from the virus after returning home.
French health officials are calling the outbreak “very worrying,” since they had previously warned visitors to the resort about the importance of social distancing, as well as wearing masks when indoors.
The rate of infection for the resort, which is particularly popular with swingers, is currently at an approximate 30% positive testing rate. That’s roughly 4 times higher than that of the nearby village.
France is in the midst of an uptick in their cases of COVID-19, with a recently reported close to 5,000 new cases in 24 hours. They’ve had a total of over 280,000 confirmed cases and are approaching 31,000 deaths from the virus.
Cap d’Agde is sometimes called “Naked City.” It’s the world’s largest clothing-optional resort in the world and can have upwards of 35,000 to 40,000 guests per day during their busiest times of the year.
Nudists in the Czech Republic had concerned others, back in late March, when they were found to not be wearing masks while sunbathing.
#stayhealthy #staysafe #washyourhands #wearamask
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