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In South Carolina activists want to postpone the protests over cases COVID-19

Activists from South Carolina announced that they intend to move their upcoming demonstration or to spend them online after at least 13 participants of the previous protests had contracted the coronavirus, reports the Washington Post.

According to the newspaper, the organizers of the protests "I can't breathe" (the last words of the deceased George Floyd) in South Carolina called on all protesters to be tested for the coronavirus.

Earlier, one of the organizers of the protests Lawrence Nathaniel said that several protesters stock, which took place from 30 may to 17 June, was infected with coronavirus. It is reported that test positive for COVID-19 passed four of the organizer of the protests, three photographers and six participants.

According to the newspaper, reports of infected participants in the protests came against the backdrop of growth in the number of infections in 29 States of the USA. Officials involved in the healthcare system, blame the increase in the number of cases of premature removal of restrictions.

The cities of the U.S., a wave of protests and unrest after the death in Minneapolis at the hands of police of African-American George Floyd. In the Internet appeared the video, which police put the handcuffs Floyd, knocked him down and piled on top of him, the three of us, and one of them stepped on his knee on the neck. Floyd on video several times says that he can not breathe, then fades. He died in intensive care. After the riots, fired four police officers and one of them was accused of murder.

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