First congressman infected with coronavirus in USA :: Politics :: RBC


Mario Diaz-Balart, an American Republican congressman from Florida, became the first U.S. lawmaker to contract COVID-19 coronavirus infection. About it informs CNN

As stated in the press service of the congressman, on Saturday evening, Diaz-Balart felt worse: he developed severe fever and headache. He passed the coronavirus test and after some time received a positive result.

Diaz-Balart on his Twitter wrote that now she’s feeling much better. He urged Americans to take the coronavirus pandemic seriously. “It is important that we all follow the instructions of the CDC (US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) to avoid this disease and its spread as much as possible,” said the congressman.

Quarantine due to coronavirus in the USA. Photoreport

March 17 in West Virginia revealed the first case of coronavirus infection. Thus, the disease spread to all North American states.


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