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Bustos tests positive for COVID-19

Rep. Cheri BustosCheryl (Cheri) Lea BustosDemocratic Women's Caucus members split endorsements for House campaign chief Rep. Rick Allen tests positive for COVID-19 Maloney vows to overhaul a House Democratic campaign machine 'stuck in the past' MORE (D-Ill.), the chairwoman of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, announced on Monday she tested positive for COVID-19.

The Illinois Democrat said she was tested after experiencing mild symptoms and will quarantine while working remotely.

“I have tested positive for the COVID virus. I am experiencing mild symptoms but still feel well. I have been in contact with my medical provider and, per CDC guidance, am self-isolating. Consistent with medical advice, I will be working remotely from my home in Illinois until cleared by my physician. All individuals that I had been in contact with have been notified,” she tweeted.

“Across the country and the Congressional District I serve, COVID case numbers are skyrocketing. 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," she added. "The only way we will get this pandemic under control is by working together.”

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The attending physician at the Capitol launched a new testing program for members and staff on Monday amid the surge in cases seen across the country. House Republicans have repeatedly called for additional testing for those who work on the Capitol’s campus, including the media in an effort to tamp down on the spread in Washington. 

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Updated at 3:55 p.m.