5 Members of US Congress Test Positive for Coronavirus

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5 Members of US Congress Test Positive for Coronavirus

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28 Mar 2020

Five members of the US Congress have tested positive for the novel coronavirus, and more than two dozen others have said they are self-quarantining in hopes of limiting the spread of the pandemic.

As per the Reuters report, The US House of Representatives passed a $2.2 trillion economic relief bill on Friday that had already been approved by the Senate. The House acted on a voice vote, and not all of the chamber’s 430 current members returned to Washington for it.

THE US lawmakers affected are Representative Mike Kelly, Representative Joe Cunningham, Senator Rand Paul, Representative Mario Diaz-Balart, and Representative Ben McAdams.

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