Kentucky state representative tests positive for coronavirus

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky State Rep. Attica Scott has tested positive for the coronavirus.

The Courier-Journal reports the Louisville Democrat took the test last week and got the results back on Sunday. in a video posted to social media, Scott says she is going to adhere to health department guidelines and self-quarantine for the next 14 days.

Scott’s announcement comes as Kentucky is reporting a record number of positive coronavirus cases for the second straight week. The 4,742 confirmed cases for the week ending Sunday topped the record 4,503 cases from the previous week. 

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(This story was originally published on Sept. 7, 2020)

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