16 COVID-19 cases connected with event. Attendees urged to get tested
LANSING, Mich. –The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) is working with local public health departments on an investigation of cases of COVID-19 associated with the Muskegon Bike Time event held July 15-18.
Muskegon Bike Time is a four-day motorcycle event held in West Michigan. At least 16 cases of COVID-19 have been identified among this year’s attendees and their contacts, including individuals who were at the event while they were infectious. If you attended Muskegon Bike Time you may have been exposed to the virus.
Attendees of Bike Time are encouraged to get tested for COVID-19. Testing sites are available across the state, many of them offering free COVID-19 testing. Please visit Michigan.gov/coronavirustest to find a testing site near you.
People with COVID-19 may be asymptomatic or have a wide range of symptoms – from mild to severe illness. Symptoms generally appear 2-14 days after exposure to the virus and may include:
Individuals experiencing severe symptoms such as trouble breathing, chest pain, inability to wake or stay awake, or pale or blue-colored skin, lips or nail beds, should seek emergency care immediately.