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Person who attended Columbus protests tests positive for COVID-19, attendees asked to monitor for symptoms

Columbus Public Health said it does not have specific details on which dates the person was at the protests.
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COLUMBUS, Ohio - Columbus Public Health is asking anyone who was apart of the protests in downtown to monitor themselves for COVID-19 symptoms after learning of a confirmed case in an individual who attended.

According to public health, the person was symptomatic on May 27, but still attended the protests.

Columbus Public Health said it does not have specific details on which dates the person was at the protests.

The person tested positive on May 31, Columbus Public Health said.

If you attended the protests, Columbus Public Health says to get a free COVID-19 test if you become sick. For a testing location near you, call 614-645-1519.

Columbus Public Health adds if you gather for a peaceful protest, keep yourselves and others healthy and safe by wearing a face covering, avoiding large crowds and stay home if you're sick.