UPDATE: 235 People Reported Ill After Eating at JBGB

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UPDATE:

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (KNWA) –  According to Meg Mirivel, with the  Arkansas Department of Health, they have received 235 reports of illness as of noon Monday.  

Mirivel said the people reported getting sick are primarily from the University of Arkansas. 

Original Story:

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (KNWA) — In our continuing coverage, the number of sicknesses connected to JJ’s Beer Garden and Brewery continued to rise this week. 

The Department of Health confirms that the sicknesses are due to a Norovirus.

At the beginning of the week, 50 illness were reported. 

According to Meg Mirivel from the Arkansas Department of Health, 231 people are now reported to be ill after eating at the restaurant.

Right now JBGB is serving food after closing for 24 hours to clean earlier this week.

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