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Coronavirus Live Updates: Some Miami Bitcoin Conference Attendees Say They’ve Tested Positive For COVID

Chris Remington
Tens of thousands showed up for the 2021 Bitcoin conference in Miami's Wynwood neighborhood. Photo taken June 4th, 2021

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Some Miami Bitcoin Conference Attendees Say They’ve Tested Positive For COVID

Updated Friday at 3 p.m.

Thousands flocked to Miami last week for the Bitcoin 2021 conference, said to be the largest-ever cryptocurrency conference.

Now, just days later, some conference attendees have posted on social media saying they’ve tested positive for COVID.

Luke Martin, who hosts a Bitcoin podcast, tweeted Thursday:

"Last weekend in Miami was incredible...surrounded by smart, humble, hard-working, and genuinely good people. Love you all. I also feel like I got hit by a truck with a pinch of COVID. So I’m catching up on sleep, water, and food. Back to work tomorrow"

Read more at our news partner the Miami Herald.

— By Michelle Marchante and Rob Wile / Miami Herald