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Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh tests positive for COVID-19

Oct 1, 2021, 6:59 AM | Updated: 7:14 am
FILE  Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh, arrives before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capi...
FILE Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh, arrives before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2018. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

WASHINGTON — Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh has tested positive for COVID-19. The court said that he has no symptoms and was fully vaccinated in January. 

On Thursday, per the Court’s regular testing protocols, Justice Kavanaugh had a routine Covid test ahead of Justice Barrett’s investiture on Friday. On Thursday evening, Justice Kavanaugh was informed that he had tested positive for Covid-19. He has no symptoms and has been fully vaccinated since January. Per current Court testing protocols, all of the justices were tested Monday morning prior to conference, and all tested negative including Justice Kavanaugh. Justice Kavanaugh’s wife and daughters are also fully vaccinated, and they tested negative on Thursday. As a precaution, Justice and Mrs. Kavanaugh will not attend Justice Barrett’s investiture this morning. 

 

This story is breaking and will be updated. 

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