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La. Congressman Cedric Richmond, set to join Biden White House, tests positive for COVID

11 months 1 week 2 days ago Thursday, December 17 2020 Dec 17, 2020 December 17, 2020 5:12 PM December 17, 2020 in News
Source: WBRZ

NEW ORLEANS - Congressman Cedric Richmond, who's been selected to join President-Elect Joe Biden's administration, has tested positive for the coronavirus.

Bloomberg reported Richmond's diagnosis Thursday. The congressman reportedly wasn't in close contact with Biden recently, and the president-elect has since tested negative.

Richmond is expected to vacate his congressional seat sometime before Biden's inauguration in January.

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