Congress sees first two positive cases of coronavirus

Congress is seeing its first two cases of coronavirus, one in Utah and one in Florida.

News 12 Staff

Mar 19, 2020, 9:27 AM

Updated 1,529 days ago

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Congress is seeing its first two cases of coronavirus, one in Utah and one in Florida.
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Utah representative Ben McAdams announced on Twitter Wednesday night he has tested positive for the coronavirus, saying he will continue to work from home until it is safe to end his self-quarantine.
McAdams' announcement comes after Florida representative Mario Diaz-Balart also announced he had tested positive for the virus.
His office says he had a fever and headache Saturday night, but is now feeling much better.
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According to his statement, he has been self-quarantining since last Friday in Washington.

At least 15 members of Congress are taking steps to self-quarantine, or isolate themselves, as a precaution after coming into contact with an infected individual.
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