Wel­come to West Point: Four cadets test pos­i­tive on first day at academy

USA TODAY US Edition - - NEWS - Peter D. Kramer, Rock­land/Westch­ester Jour­nal News

Four of the first group of cadet can­di­dates who ar­rived on cam­pus at the United States Mil­i­tary Academy to be­gin ba­sic train­ing tested pos­i­tive for COVID-19 and will spend their first weeks ei­ther in iso­la­tion or quar­an­tine on cam­pus. Lt. Col. Robert Kin­ney said the four were screened as part of their re­cep­tion day Sun­day. The 1,200-mem­ber class has been brought to cam­pus on three re­cep­tion days, called “R Day.” Cadets be­gan ar­riv­ing Sun­day and the en­tire class be­gins mil­i­tary train­ing Wed­nes­day.

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