Four people tested positive for COVID-19 at RNC in Charlotte
At least four people tested positive for COVID-19 at thein North Carolina, county officials said Friday. The RNC told CBS News that all four — two prospective attendees and two support staff — were immediately sent home.
Mecklenburg County, where the first night of the convention was held, said Thursday evening that officials conducted approximately 792 coronavirus tests of attendees and workers.
“[Positive] individuals were immediately issued isolation instructions and any known close contacts were notified and issued quarantine instructions by Mecklenburg County Public Health (MCPH),” officials said.
The county also said that any further details about the RNC and coronavirus will be reported in the “After Action Report.” It did not specify when that report would be released.
The RNC said that it had a
[Source: CBS News]