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Many people across the country used the first holiday of the summer to take advantage of looser restrictions amid the coronavirus crisis. But, health officials warn that many might have put themselves in danger. David Begnaud reports.
The World Health Organization is warning of a 'second peak' in areas where coronavirus is declining. What does this mean as crowds flocked to beaches and parks this Memorial Day weekend? Dr. Paul Sax discusses. Read more
Residents in the US state of New Jersey flocked to beaches which were allowed to open for the Memorial Day weekend after coronavirus closures. People in Asbury Park, as filmed on Monday, returned to find new social-distancing measures in force at the beach. . "The morning crowd is much more respectful and you see a lot more masks and people waiting on the marked lines that we have taped town. But the day crowd comes in and then you see a lot less masks and people are kind of invading our personal space and stuff like that. It's a little scary but I guess everyone's trying to reopen," said Jared Coleson, a food worker at Asbury Park Beach. Beachgoers were allowed to swim and sunbathe while respecting social-distancing rules, but no concerts or fireworks took place for Memorial Day celebrations this year.
Memorial Day weekend 2020 offered millions of Americans their first taste of freedom and the chance to go to the beach in months. Tens of thousands of people put them—and the rest of summer—at risk by flaunting the rules
Many official Memorial Day events were canceled across the country due to the coronavirus pandemic, but people still packed beaches and parks to celebrate. People could be seen ignoring social distancing guidelines throughout the U.S., even as the death toll nears 100,000. Jonathan Vigliotti reports.