NY Rep. Ocasio-Cortez recovering after positive COVID test

WASHINGTON (AP), - Alexandria Ocasio Cortez, a New York Rep., has been tested positive for COVID-19. She "is experiencing symptoms" and is now recovering at home, her office stated in a Sunday evening statement.

NY Rep. Ocasio-Cortez recovering after positive COVID test

Ocasio Cortez was given a booster shot by her office, according to the Democratic congresswoman. She also said that everyone should get it and follow the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's guidance.

Numerous members of Congress, despite having been fully vaccinated, have reported breakthrough cases of the virus in the face of a nation facing another epidemic since the emergence and spread of the highly contagious Omicron variant.

Sen. Senator Rob Portman (R-Ohio) tweeted last week that he tested positive for the at-home virus, but that he felt fine and was only asymptomatic.

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