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Rep. Gonzalez to self-quarantine after coming in contact with COVID-19 case

Rep. Gonzalez to self-quarantine after coming in contact with COVID-19 case
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Rep. Vicente Gonzalez (D-Texas) announced Thursday that he is self-quarantining after coming in contact with another member of Congress who tested positive for COVID-19. 

Though Gonzalez did not mention specifically who he had contact with, Wednesday evening Reps. Mario Diaz-BalartMario Rafael Diaz-BalartMichigan Republican isolating after positive coronavirus test GOP Rep. Mike Bost tests positive for COVID-19 Democratic Rep. Carbajal tests positive for COVID-19 MORE (R-Fla.) Ben McAdams (D-Utah) announced they tested positive for the coronavirus

Gonzalez said he is not experiencing any symptoms and did not mention if he is being tested for the virus himself. 

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