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Congressman, Wife Have Covid

AP, MONTGOMERY, Ala. — U.S. Rep. Barry Moore of Alabama says he and his wife have been diagnosed with the coronavirus.

The congressman disclosed the diagnosis in a post on social media. He says he’ll continue to work virtually as much as he can while recovering in quarantine.

The Republican congressman encouraged people to discuss vaccines and treatments with their medical providers.

Alabama is seeing a surge in virus cases and hospitalizations that medical officials say is fueled by the highly contagious delta variant and low vaccination rates in the state.

EARLIER: Sen. John Hickenlooper tests positive for COVID-19

MOE CLARK – AUGUST 19, 2021

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COLORADO NEWS ONLINE – Three members of the U.S. Senate tested positive for COVID-19 on Thursday, including Colorado Sen. John Hickenlooper, a Democrat.

“After experiencing mild symptoms, I tested positive for a breakthrough case of COVID-19,” Hickenlooper said in a written statement.

The former governor of Colorado joined the U.S. Senate in November.

In his statement, he encouraged Coloradans to get the vaccine if they haven’t done so yet. “Get the shot today, and a booster when it’s available too!” he added.

The other members of Congress to test positive on Thursday include Republican Sen. Roger Wicker of Mississippi and Sen. Angus King of Maine, who is an independent.

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All three senators have received the COVID-19 vaccine, according to a CNN report … READ MORE. 

 

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