VERNON, Conn. (WTNH) — Congressman Joe Courtney (CT-02) has established high quality for COVID-19, his workplace introduced Sunday.
In a press release, the congressman said he was “inadvertently uncovered to a person who would later examine tremendous for COVID-19” remaining week. on the time, that particular person wasn’t conscious they had been fine for the virus.
Congressman Courtney goes on to assert, “Upon studying of that preliminary exposure, I automatically begun following the strict isolation guidelines laid out by using the CDC and via my medical professional whereas I waited to get a coronavirus examine. After my first test came lower back terrible, I persisted to isolate but began to journey mild symptoms. I acquired a further check and, [Sunday] evening i used to be notified that the second examine came lower back positive.”
He says he could be working remotely whereas keeping apart at home in the intervening time.
This journey reinforces my robust perception that right now, we deserve to be doing our part to assist our communities by being attentive to the specialists at the CDC—we’ve got to stay vigilant about donning masks, social distancing, and the primary necessities like washing our hands often.
There are individuals in eastern Connecticut working complicated day by day to help our vicinity through this pandemic, and following the CDC’s instructions is the most efficient way we can support their efforts here on the floor.”
– Congressman Joe Courtney
Rep. Jahana Hayes – who battled COVID-19 most effective two months ago – said of her colleague’s analysis, “I even have been in contact with Rep. Courtney to offer any help i will and should be praying he has a full and fast recuperation.”
She reminded the public that “this is yet a different reminder that this virus continues to be rampant and we ought to follow all guidelines and remain vigilant. I remind all CT residents to put on masks and observe social distancing…”