WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Courtroom says Justice Brett Kavanaugh has examined optimistic for COVID-19.
The excessive court docket mentioned in a press launch Friday that Kavanaugh has no signs and has been totally vaccinated since January. Kavanaugh and all the opposite justices had a routine coronavirus take a look at forward of Friday’s ceremonial investiture for Justice Amy Coney Barrett.
The court docket says Kavanaugh’s spouse and daughters are additionally totally vaccinated, they usually examined adverse on Thursday. The court docket mentioned Kavanaugh and his spouse wouldn’t attend the ceremony. The entire different justices had been current for Barrett’s ceremonial swearing-in, which had been delayed due to the pandemic.
The court docket’s new time period begins on Monday and the justices are returning to the courtroom to listen to arguments after an 18-month absence due to the coronavirus pandemic. That they had been listening to arguments by way of phone.
Kavanaugh participated within the court docket’s non-public convention on Monday, when he and his colleagues met on the court docket to evaluation hundreds of appeals that gathered over the summer season. The entire justices had been examined Monday morning previous to the convention, and all examined adverse, the court docket mentioned.
Kavanaugh additionally took half Wednesday in an annual three-mile run for charity in Washington that included different judges, elected officers, authorities employees and reporters.
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