Biden inauguration: More than 100 National Guard test Covid-19 positive

Washington - The number could rise but was still a small percentage of the more than 25,000 troops that were in city over the past few days.



By Reuters

Published: Sat 23 Jan 2021, 1:53 AM

Last updated: Sat 23 Jan 2021, 6:59 AM

Between 100 and 200 National Guard deployed to Washington D.C to provide security for President Joe Biden’s inauguration have tested positive for the coronavirus, a US official said on Friday.

The official, speaking on the condition of anonymity, said the number could rise but was still a small percentage of the more than 25,000 troops that were in city over the past few days.

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