If you think you know better than science here's further proof disputing your claims.

For months, we have known that large gatherings of people could be the setting for a coronavirus outbreak.

Everything was shut down, sporting events, concerts, movie theaters, and yes, even proms.

My heart goes out to the seniors that didn't get a proper prom in 2020, but looking back it was for the best.

It was a good idea then, and unfortunately, still is.

Because in Mount Caramel, located in tiny Wabash County, some 5 and 1/2 hours from Rockford, a "mini prom" is turning into a big issue.

Wabash County Health Department on Facebook:

If you attended a 'mini-prom' at the Anderson Building in Mount Carmel, IL on August 4, 2020 you could have been exposed to multiple confirmed positive cases of COVID-19.

Not sure what a "mini-prom" is but it sounds like something that wasn't probably sanctioned by any school.

WFIE:

Five positive cases have been linked to the event and 40 close contacts have been identified.

Those results, while on a smaller scale, are a sad reminder of our current reality. It's the thing that I can't seem to wrap my head around. Why? Why hold something like this, a big or "mini" gathering of any kind? Let's hold on and wait it out. There will be plenty of time to dance in the future.

[H/T People]

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Sweet Lenny is the brand manager of 97ZOK, Q98.5, and Operations Manager for Townsquare Media Rockford. Catch him afternoons 3 to 7 on 97ZOK. Follow him on Twitter, Instagram, and like his page on Facebook.