Cunningham in self-quarantine after colleague tests positive for COVID-19

Cunningham in self-quarantine after colleague tests positive for COVID-19
Rep. Joe Cunningham told his Twitter followers Thursday he is self-quarantining after coming into contact with a member of Congress who has since tested positive for COVID-19. (Source: Live 5)

WASHINGTON (WCSC) - U.S. Rep. Joe Cunningham says he is self-quarantining because a colleague in Congress recently tested positive for the novel coronavirus.

Cunningham made the announcement Thursday on Twitter.

"This morning, I received word that I had been in contact with a member of Congress who has since tested positive for COVID-19," the post states.

He said he made the decision to self-quarantine "out of an abundance of caution" after speaking with the attending physician for Congress.

He said he would self-quarantine through March 27.

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