U.S. continues refugee resettlement from 23 countries with coronavirus

U.S. continues refugee resettlement from 23 countries with coronavirus
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[Ed. – It isn’t clear from the article whether the refugees are being screened for COVID-19.  They normally get health screenings for common diseases, but it takes a special test to verify COVID-19, and there’s no information that test kits from anywhere (e.g., WHO — a test with a high failure rate) have been used on them.]

Refugee resettlement to the United States from 23 countries with confirmed coronavirus infections is continuing with little-to-no changes by the State Department. …

Between February 1 and March 15, the U.S. admitted 2,473 refugees — the overwhelming majority of which arrived from countries with at least one confirmed case of the coronavirus. …

Before Trump implemented a travel ban on Iran, about 18 refugees were allowed to resettle in the U.S. over the month of February. Iran now has close to 15,000 coronavirus cases and 853 deaths. …

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Another 182 Afghani refugees have been resettled while the number of coronavirus cases nearly doubled overnight to now 21 confirmed infections. …

A handful of states are taking the majority of these newly resettled refugees. California, for example, has taken 262 refugees while Washington has resettled 223. About 175 refugees have been resettled in New York, 170 resettled in Texas …

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