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Maskless partiers pack Michigan’s Diamond Lake on July 4th

Maskless partiers pack Michigan's Diamond Lake on July 4th

Tightly-packed crowds were seen in Michigan’s Diamond Lake rocking out to music to celebrate July 4th — despite fears of coronavirus spreading over the holiday weekend.

“Looks like a recipe for disaster…” wrote news station WSBT reporter Max Lewis on Twitter along with footage of the crowds tossing a giant beach ball.Video posted to social media showed dozens of swimsuit-clad partiers without masks Saturday in the shores of the boating and recreational site in Cassopolis.

More footage posted to Instagram showed a DJ playing to the crowds of singing young adults defying social distancing guidelines.

Michigan has recorded 65,533 cases of coronavirus as of Saturday afternoon, including 5,972 deaths, news station WDIV reported.

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