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Bustos Tests Positive For COVID-19

Nov 16, 2020
Originally published on November 16, 2020 2:51 pm

U.S. Rep. Cheri Bustos has tested positive for COVID-19.

In a series of tweets Monday, Bustos, D-Moline, said she's experiencing mild symptoms, but still feeling good overall.


The Democratic congresswoman said she's self-isolating and will be working from home remotely until cleared by her doctor. She said all the people she recently was in contact with have been notified.

Bustos is the third member of the Illinois congressional delegation to report a positive test result. U.S. Rep. Rodney Davis, R-Taylorville, tested positive in August, and Rep. Mike Bost, R-Murphysboro, received a positive result last month.

Both men have since recovered.

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