“After experiencing mild symptoms
, I have tested positive for COVID-19
. I have followed all guidance from the Center for Disease Control
& my physician and will remain isolated until it is safe to resume official duties
, un demócrata, wrote in a Pío.
“Agradecidamente, I’m fully vaccinated so my symptoms remain mild.
“I urge everyone to get the COVID-19 vaccine to protect themselves — y nuestra comunidad — from the severe impacts this disease can have. Had I not been vaccinated, my experience could have been much different,” the congressman added in a separate tweet.
Morelle is among dozens of federal lawmakers who have announced they have tested positive over the course of the pandemic, and his infection comes weeks after a trio of senators announced positive tests in August.
Breakthrough cases remain very rare
. La semana pasada, la US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
informó 14,115 breakthrough cases resulting in hospitalization or death out of more than
176 million Americans fully vaccinated
Among the recent positive tests from lawmakers is Reps. Ralph Norman, a Republican from South Carolina who announced his infection in early August
, Representante GOP. Vern Buchanan of Florida, who announced his infection in July
, y senador republicano. Lindsey Graham de Carolina del Sur, who also said in August that he had contracted the virus