Rep. Cheri Bustos announced Monday that she tested positive for the coronavirus and is self-isolating.
The Illinois Democrat, a member of House party leadership, urged the public to continue taking precautions in public as coronavirus cases spike across the country.
We must all continue to be vigilant in following public health best practices: wear a mask, practice social distancing, get your flu shot and wash your hands.
The only way we will get this pandemic under control is by working together.
— Rep. Cheri Bustos (@RepCheri) November 16, 2020
Ms. Bustos served as the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee chair during the 2020 campaign cycle.
Two other House lawmakers announced Monday they taking health precautions this week.
Republican Rep. Tim Walberg of Michigan said he tested positive for COVID-19 and is experiencing mild symptoms and is helping to contact trace with anyone he might have exposed.
Meanwhile, Rep. Mark Pocan, Wisconsin Democrat, revealed that he has been in self-quarantine since