Virginia Representative and his wife are self-quarantining after close contact with confirmed case of COVID-19

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VIRGINIA (WFXR) – Virginia Representative Don Beyer and his wife Megan announcing that they will self-quarantine after they were exposed to a positive case of coronavirus.

Virginia’s 8th District Congressman was contacted by the Virginia Department of Health. The agency shared that the two had been in close contact at a dinner with a friend who tested positive for COVID-19. The timeline of the friend’s infection began shortly after the dinner on February 28.

Rep. Beyer says that he is self-quarantining so that he does not spread the illness. In the days since the dinner, neither he nor his wife have shown any symptoms of the virus. The probability of having the infection is low.

Rep. Beyer will close his office for public business and will not attend any votes or hearings until they are cleared by the Virginia Department of Health.

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