All PostSeptember 15, 2020by adminCoronavirus death toll from Maine wedding rises to 7, with over 175 infected – NBC News

One person passed away at a medical facility in the Millinocket area, a spokesperson for the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention stated Tuesday.About 65 individuals participated in the occasion, in offense of Gov. Janet Mills executive order limiting indoor events to 50 individuals, the Maine CDC has said.The wedding event ceremony was held at Tri Town Baptist Church in East Millinocket, about 63 miles north of Bangor, and a reception was held at the Big Moose Inn Cabins and Campground in Millinocket.An individual who answered the phone Tuesday at Big Moose Inn stated they are not commenting and the church could not immediately be reached.Let our news fulfill your inbox. The news and stories that matters, delivered weekday mornings.None of the seven individuals who have passed away attended the wedding or the reception.But among those who did participate in the event was a worker of the York County Jail, where 72 cases have been connected to the event, health authorities have said.Maine health officials have likewise said the wedding and reception are connected to the virus spread at a Madison rehab center.And, the state is examining whether a break out at Calvary Baptist Church, whose pastor officiated at the wedding event, is linked to the event. The church is connected to at least 10 cases.The Big Moose Inn in Millinocket, Maine.NECNIn a declaration Tuesday, the church said a number of its members went to the wedding event reception and it protected its right to continue holding services.