Officials urge protesters to get tested for coronavirus

Published: Jun. 5, 2020 at 9:57 AM CDT
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Health officials in Kentucky’s largest city are urging protesters to get tested for the coronavirus.

In addition, the Louisville Metro Department of Public Health and Wellness said in a statement that protesters should take precautions that include wearing face masks, staying in small groups that are 6 feet apart, and using signs and noisemakers instead of yelling.

The city has had days of protests demanding justice for Breonna Taylor, a black woman who was killed by police in her home in Louisville in March. The demonstrations also erupted over the death of a black man in Minneapolis - George Floyd - in an encounter with police.

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