NJ Congresswoman tests positive for COVID-19 following Capitol lockdown

WASHINGTON, DC - DECEMBER 05: U.S. Rep. Bonnie Coleman Watson (D-NJ) speaks during a news conference December 5, 2019 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. Rep. Ayanna Pressley and Rep. Ilhan Omar held the news conference to introduce legislation to end

A New Jersey Congresswoman has tested positive for COVID-19 following last week's Capitol lockdown.

Congresswoman Bonnie Watson Coleman made the announcement of her positive COVID-19 test Monday. 

 "I received a positive test result for COVID-19, and am home resting at this time. While I am experiencing mild, cold-like symptoms, I remain in good spirits and will continue to work on behalf of my constituents," she said. 

Congresswoman Coleman wrote that she believes she got COVID-19 during the lockdown as there were many members of congress not wearing a mask. 

Meanwhile, Congresswoman Coleman is continuing to quarantine at her home.  



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