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Michigan’s Chief Justice Bridget Mary McCormick in quarantine after testing positive for COVID-19

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The Chief Justice of Michigan’s Supreme Court is in quarantine after testing positive for COVID-19.

Chief Justice Bridget Mary McCormick said in a statement she received a positive COVID-19 test result over the weekend.

McCormick said she tested negative a week ago, before she heard oral arguments in a case before the state’s High Court.

But she said she checked again after suffering cold-like symptoms on Saturday.

McCormick added that she is fully vaccinated with two booster shots.

Court officials said they are unaware of any other justice showing signs of COVID-19 and at least one says privately that they have never felt healthier.

Quinn Klinefelter is a host and Senior News Editor for 101.9 WDET, anchoring midday newscasts and preparing reports for WDET, NPR and the BBC.