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Multiple Mississippi legislators test positive for COVID

Posted at 10:34 PM, Jul 05, 2020

JACKSON, Miss. — The Mississippi State Department of Health is investigating several cases of COVID-19 among lawmakers at the Mississippi Legislature, WAPT in Jackson reports.

This investigation comes after a historic week as lawmakers spent several days in the state capitol voting to change the state flag, the station is reporting

Mississippi House Speaker Philip Gunn is among those infected with the coronavirus, WAPT reports.

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