People Pack Bars Amid Sharp Rise in COVID-19 Cases in Cincinnati, Ohio

Bars were seen “packed” ahead of Thanksgiving in Cincinnati, Ohio, with local news reporting a sharp rise in the city’s COVID-19 cases.

Footage taken by @djllamamama shows rows of cars parked outside bars on Greenwell Street in Cincinnati.

“@GovMikeDeWine, I can’t have Thanksgiving with my family but these Ohioans have packed this bar in Delhi to drink,” @djllamamama wrote on Twitter. “The Urgent Care across the street is full- my daughter holds folks hands when they are dying at Christ Hospital on the Covid floor- guess we are “coming together”?

As of November 25, the state of Ohio had reported a total of 382,743 cases of COVID-19 with 6,274 deaths. Credit: @djllamamama via Storyful