BREAKING: FL Republican first member of Congress to test positive for Coronavirus

Mario Diaz-Balart is the first member of Congress has tested positive for coronavirus.

Diaz-Balart tweeted:

I’m feeling much better. However, it’s important that everyone take this seriously and follow @CDCgov guidelines in order to avoid getting sick & mitigate the spread of this virus. We must continue to work together to emerge stronger as a country during these trying times.

Per Yahoo, the Congressman representing Florida’s 25th district announced that after voting on the House floor in Washington D.C. on Friday, he entered self-quarantine.

The following day he exhibited symptoms of the coronavirus and was subsequently tested, which came back positive on Wednesday.

“I want everyone to know that I am feeling much better,” he wrote in his statement. “However, it is important that everyone take this extremely seriously and follow CDC guidelines in order to avoid getting sick and mitigate the spread of this virus.

We must continue to work together to emerge stronger as a country during these trying times.

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