(WFSB) – Congressman Joe Courtney continues to isolate after trying out positive for COVID over the weekend.
Courtney made the announcement Sunday evening.
He says he changed into inadvertently exposed to someone final week who ultimately tested effective for the coronavirus, despite the fact they weren’t certain they were COVID effective at the time.
Courtney pointed out he immediately all started to isolate and obtained demonstrated for the virus.
After his first examine came back negative, he nonetheless endured to comply with isolation instructions laid out with the aid of the CDC, but begun to experience gentle signs.
Courtney says he was established once more for the coronavirus and the verify yielded a good outcome.
In a press release, Congressman Courtney says:
“This journey reinforces my strong belief that presently, we deserve to be doing our half to assist our communities by means of listening to the specialists on the CDC—we’ve received to stay vigilant about donning masks, social distancing, and the primary essentials like washing our arms commonly. There are individuals in eastern Connecticut working complicated every day to assist our area through this pandemic, and following the CDC’s guidelines is the gold standard method we are able to guide their efforts here on the floor.”
Courtney will continue to isolate and work from home.