CHARLESTON. W.Va. – U.S. Senator Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.) today released the below statement after being notified she had been exposed to an individual that had tested positive for coronavirus. Senator Capito contacted the U.S. Capitol Attending Physician and was tested for coronavirus. While the test result has not come back, Senator Capito plans to follow the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidelines and the recommendations of the Capitol Attending Physician and will quarantine for 14 days.
“I learned recently that I came into contact with an individual that tested positive for coronavirus. While the test result has not come back, I will be following CDC recommendations and the advice of the Capitol Attending Physician and will be quarantining for 14 days as a precaution. I will make the test result public when it is available.”
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