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At Least 2 Attendees Who Visited AIPAC In DC Test Positive For Coronavirus

WASHINGTON (WJZ) -- At least two people who attended the American Israel Public Affairs Committee conference in Washington, D.C., tested positive for the coronavirus, the organization and health officials confirmed.

In a statement Friday, AIPAC said both patients were from New York. D.C. health officials said there was no risk to other conference attendees.


On Saturday, the organization said health officials in D.C. told them neither patient reported any symptoms while they were at the conference.

A person from New Jersey who attended the Conservative Political Action Conference in Prince George's County also has a confirmed case of coronavirus, Gov. Larry Hogan's office said Saturday evening.

In Maryland, 44 people have been tested for COVID-19; three people, all from Montgomery County, tested positive.

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