One of West Va ’s two Oughout. S. senators is going in to isolation for two weeks due to exposure to a person with COVID-19 , the lawmaker said inside a statement Tuesday.

Sen. Shelley Moore Capito (R-W. Va. ), who else appeared on the Senate ground in Washington on Mon, said she “learned lately that came into contact with an individual who examined positive for coronavirus. ”

The coronavirus, or the CCP (Chinese Communist Party) virus , causes the COVID-19 illness.

Capito stated she had been tested himself.

“While test result has not come back however, I will be following CDC suggestions and the advice of the Capitol Attending Physician and will be quarantining for 14 days as a safety measure. I will make the test outcome public when it is available, ” she added.

Because of the isolation, Capito will never be able to participate in voting. There is absolutely no proxy voting in the United states senate.

Two from the 100 U. S. senators have so far tested beneficial for COVID-19.

Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky. ) tested positive within March while Bill Cassidy (R-La. ) tested optimistic last month.

A number of representatives have examined positive throughout the pandemic.

COVID-19 is an ailment that primarily spreads through close up contact with infected people.

The vast majority of patients recuperate with symptom treatment or even hospital care. Many individuals see zero or no signs and symptoms.