Fourth U.S. lawmaker tests positive for COVID-19 after U.S. Capitol attack

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Representative Andriano Espaillat on Thursday said he had tested positive for COVID-19, becoming the fourth member of Congress to announce they had contracted the novel coronavirus following a mob attack on the U.S. Capitol last week.

"I am following guidance from my physician and quarantining at home after having tested positive for COVID-19," he wrote on Twitter.

(Reporting by Susan Heavey; Editing by Chizu Nomiyama)

01/14/2021 14:44

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