The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has confirmed that there is a link between the coronavalve strain of the virus and swimmers at a swimming pool in Colorado.
In an email to the Associated Press, the agency said it is aware of the report and has started testing swimmers for the virus.
The CDC said in a statement that it was “aware of an Associated Press report that indicates the coronivirus has been detected in a swimming facility in Colorado.”
According to a CDC statement, “The Colorado County Health Department is conducting a thorough investigation to determine the source of the infection, and the extent to which the exposure has occurred in the facility.
The county is actively working with the CDC to establish a response plan that addresses this incident and ensures that any affected employees are fully informed.”
The Associated Press reported the report on its website Wednesday afternoon.