Cedric Richmond, incoming member of Biden administration, tests positive for coronavirus

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Louisiana Rep. Cedric Richmond, who will join the incoming Biden administration as a White House senior adviser and director of the Office of Public Engagement, tested positive for Covid-19, Biden transition spokesperson Kate Bedingfield said Thursday in a statement.

Richmond recently traveled to Atlanta for a Tuesday campaign event for the Senate runoff elections in Georgia, where President-elect Joe Biden was also present.

Bedingfield said that…
Sarah Mucha and Kate Sullivan, CNN
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