Congressman Tests Positive for Virus

Rep. Drew Ferguson (R-Ga.) announced that he tested positive for COVID-19 on Friday after experiencing mild symptoms.

The Georgia Republican, who serves as House Republican deputy whip, said he is quarantining and will continue working from home.

“Last night I began feeling mild symptoms consistent with a cold, with no fever. This morning when I began running a slight fever, I immediately took a COVID test which has come back positive. Following the advice of my physician, I will be self-quarantining and working from home,” he tweeted.

“I have also notified the Office of the Attending Physician in Congress and asked for their guidance. While the vast majority of my recent schedule has been virtual, we are beginning the process of reaching out to anyone I have seen in recent days. I am eager to get back to work and will do so as soon as I have fully recovered,” Ferguson added.

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