(CNN) Three Democratic members of Congress announced Sunday that they have breakthrough coronavirus infections.
Sens. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts and Cory Booker of New Jersey as well as Rep. Jason Crow of Colorado shared that they had tested positive for Covid-19 via tweets from their official accounts.
They all reported having received Covid-19 booster shots and experiencing mild symptoms.
Warren was on the Senate floor last week before the chamber went on recess, but CNN could not confirm that Booker was.
Crow tweeted that he “just returned from an official congressional delegation visit to Ukraine and tested positive for a breakthrough COVID infection.”
The announcements came as the emergence of the Omicron variant has thrust the nation — and the White House — back into an uncertain pandemic reality, posing both public health and political challenges.
The US is now facing a resurgent coronavirus as the pandemic marches into its third year:
The country was averaging 126,967 new cases per day as of Saturday, according to data from Johns Hopkins University.
That’s up from an average of just more than 70,000 new cases per day at the beginning of November.
The country is likely in for a hard winter as the new variant strains a health care system already battered by the Delta variant, Dr. Anthony Fauci said Sunday …