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Kansas protester who didn't wear mask infected with COVID-19


LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Health officials are asking everyone who attended a Lawrence protest over the death of George Floyd to monitor for symptoms of the coronavirus after one of the participants tested positive.

The Lawrence-Douglas County Public Health said in a news release Friday that the infected person didn't wear a mask while attending Sunday's protest, which attracted thousands of people to the downtown.

The Lawrence Journal-World reports that the person's sample was taken on Thursday, and health officials were notified of the positive test Friday. The patient disclosed during the...

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