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Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh tests positive for COVID-19 | USA TODAY


The positive COVID-19 test comes hyst days before the Supreme Court was set to resume in-person oral arguments.
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Supreme Court Associate Justice Brett Kavanaugh has tested positive for COVID-19 just days before the justices were set to return to the courtroom to begin a new term, the court announced Friday.

Kavanaugh, who along with the other Supreme Court justices has been vaccinated since January, is not experiencing symptoms, the court said. He was informed of the positive test result Thursday ahead of a ceremonial swearing-in for Associate Justice Amy Coney Barrett set for Friday.

All nine justices were tested Monday morning prior to their conference where they meet to discuss cases and all tested negative, including Kavanaugh, the court said. Court officials said Kavanaugh, 56, would not attend Barrett’s investiture ceremony.

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