CORONAVIRUS: Maryland National Guardsman Tests Positive

A member of the Maryland Army National Guard has tested positive for COVID-19, authorities confirmed Friday.

The soldier is currently in isolation, according to officials.

About 20 additional soldiers from the soldier’s unit are quarantined as a precaution to limit the spread of the virus.

Officials said Military medical personnel and leaders are taking precautions to protect other Maryland National Guard members and Marylanders.

A testing and screening facility will open outside of FedEx Field in Landover, on Monday.

The facility will be ran in partnership with the National Guard. And, according to officials, it is an appointment-only site for now.

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