College students threw parties to see who would get COVID-19 first

College students threw parties to see who would get COVID-19 first
(Source: Jackson crowds)

Tuscaloosa, Alabama (KCBD) - Officials in an Alabama city say several college students organized “COVID-19” parties as a contest to see who would get the virus first.

Tuscaloosa City Councilor Sonya McKinstry says students hosted the parties to intentionally infect each other with the new coronavirus.

McKinstry says party organizers purposely invited guests who tested positive for COVID-19.

She says the students put money in a pot and whoever got COVID first would get the cash.

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