Over 100 people contract COVID-19 after attending wedding in India

The groom died two days after the wedding from the virus.

Healthcare workers test a resident at a camp set up for the coronavirus disease outside a temple in Dharavi, one of Asia's largest slums, Mumbai, India, June 7, 2020. (photo credit: REUTERS/FRANCIS MASCARENHAS)
Healthcare workers test a resident at a camp set up for the coronavirus disease outside a temple in Dharavi, one of Asia's largest slums, Mumbai, India, June 7, 2020.
(photo credit: REUTERS/FRANCIS MASCARENHAS)
A wedding in India has caused one of the country's largest waves of coronavirus infections as well as leading to the death of the groom, International Business Times reported.
A total of 369 people attended the wedding, and 103 were found to have contracted the virus, with 79 of them having been guests, while 24 others contracted the virus from coming in contact with the infected guests afterwards.
The groom, who worked as a software engineer in the city of Gurugram, came back on May 12 to Dehpali village, his birthplace, to get ready for his marriage. Two days after the wedding, on June 15, he passed away from the coronavirus.
The Indian government then began tracing back the people who attended the wedding, in hopes of being able to control the spread of the virus. 


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