COVID-19: Americans feel comfortable eating at restaurants - News Report

26/September/2020
Some Americans are starting to feel more comfortable eating at restaurants, but experts are warning of the risk factors..

About 39% of U.S. adults say they are comfortable eating at restaurants despite the health risks it poses. A recent CDC report suggested a link between dining out and testing positive for COVID-19..

According to a report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, people who test positive for coronavirus are approximately twice as likely to have reported eating recently at a restaurant compared to people who tested negative..

The report’s findings were based on an investigation of symptomatic patients at 11 U.S. health care facilities. It found that having close contact with people known to have COVID-19 or visiting establishments that offered “on-site eating or drinking options were associated with COVID-19 positivity.”.. Marketwatch