Lawmakers May Have Been Exposed to COVID-19 During Riot Lockdown, Warns Capitol Physician

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Someone who was sheltering with lawmakers and staffers has tested positive for the coronavirus.
The attending physician to members of Congress warned lawmakers and staffers they should get tested for COVID-19 because they may have been exposed to the virus while they were sheltering in place as a mob attacked the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday. "On Wednesday January 6, many members of the House community were in protective isolation in room located in a large committee hearing space," Brian Monahan, the attending physician to Congress, wrote in an email that was sent to members of Congress on Sunday morning. "The time in this room was several hours for some and briefer for others. During this time, individuals may have been exposed to another occupant with coronavirus infection."

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