BREAKING NEWS: Vaccinated Supreme Court justice Brett Kavanaugh tests POSITIVE for COVID 48 hours after running charity race with lawmakers including Krysten Sinema and three days before the new term begins
The Supreme court revealed Friday that Justice Brett Kavanaugh tested positive for Covid-19 on Thursday night.
The justice, 56, has been fully vaccinated against the virus, as have all other members of the high court. He is currently experiencing no symptoms.
The court said Kavanaugh had tested negative as recently as Monday morning.
The justices were all tested Thursday evening ahead of the formal investiture ceremony for Justice Amy Coney Barrett, which was postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic. Kavanaugh and his wife will now forego the ceremony, scheduled for Friday morning.
On Wednesday, Kavanaugh participated in a three-mile charity race alongside many lawmakers, judges and DC power players.