'Superspreader' birthday party for 99-year-old sees ALL 12 guests test positive ...

'Superspreader' birthday party for 99-year-old sees ALL 12 guests test positive for COVID including his three-year-old great nephew after they traveled from around the US to Missouri The Goldsticker family thought that they were taking precautions All 12 either quarantined or tested negative for the virus before traveling The family spent the October weekend in St Louis celebrating Ralph's 99th Within hours of returning home to Texas, California and Missouri all fell ill One family member infected his wife, who had not traveled to the celebrations All are recovering but they say their story should serve as a warning 

By Harriet Alexander For Dailymail.com

Published: 04:01 GMT, 26 November 2020 | Updated: 04:55 GMT, 26 November 2020

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A family traveled from across the United States to celebrate their relative's 99th birthday - only for every single one of them to return home infected with COVID-19.

The Goldsticker family thought that they were being careful; all either quarantining or taking COVID tests before they traveled to St Louis, Missouri last month.

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But all 12 people at the celebratory weekend - from the 99-year-old birthday boy Ralph to his three-year-old great nephew - contracted the virus.

Larry Goldsticker, Ralph's son, who lives in Plano, Texas, told Fox 4 they all discussed ways to keep each other safe from the virus.  

All 12 members of the Goldsticker family, pictured, tested positive for COVID after this photo

All 12 members of the Goldsticker family, pictured, tested positive for COVID after this photo

Ralph Goldsticker was celebrating his 99th birthday in St Louis, Missouri at the time

Ralph Goldsticker was celebrating his 99th birthday in St Louis, Missouri at the time

Ralph Goldsticker celebrated turning 99 in October with family members in St Louis

Ralph Goldsticker celebrated turning 99 in October with family members in St Louis

'So there's a total of 12 of us. We were very conscient, we thought, beforehand,' he said. 

'Everyone quarantined

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