WASHINGTON (AP) – New York Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has tested positive for COVID-19 and is “experiencing symptoms and recovering at home,” her office said in a statement. on Sunday night.
The Democratic congresswoman’s office said Ocasio-Cortez received a booster shot last fall, adding that she “encourages people to get a booster shot” and to follow the Center’s guidelines. Disease Control and Prevention.
With the nation dealing with another surge in the virus since the emergence of the highly contagious omicron variant, many members of Congress have reported breakthrough cases despite being fully vaccinated. and strengthen.
Senator Rob Portman, R-Ohio, tweeted last week that he had tested positive for the virus at home, but said he had no symptoms and felt “fine”.
This story was corrected when Senator Rob Portman, not Ron Johnson, tested positive for COVID-19.
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