A number of DC National Guard troops who responded to protests have tested positive for COVID-19

Members of the DC National Guard, who were deployed in response to protests against police brutality in the nation’s capital last week, tested positive for the coronavirus, McClatchy reported on Tuesday. Those infected were among the 1,300 DC National Guard members called in to help law enforcement, according to the outlet. While the Guard did not release the exact number of its troops infected after the DC protests, US officials told Associated Press that they do not believe it to be a “large number.” According to the Associated Press, many Guard members in DC were not wearing masks and

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