Michigan representative tests positive for coronavirus

Posted at 3:17 PM, Mar 26, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-26 19:35:21-04

(WXYZ) — A member of the Michigan House has tested positive for COVID-19.

Rep. Tyrone Carter is reportedly doing very well, is in good spirits and "appears to be on the other side of the illness."

House Democratic Caucus members, as well as House Speaker Chatfield, have been notified of the situation. They have been instructed to take precautionary measures.

“I am concerned for Rep. Carter and I’m praying for his speedy recovery, and for the safety of his friends and family,” said House Democratic Leader Christine Greig in a press release.“We all must remain vigilant in practicing social distancing and do our part to stop the spread of this virus. Anyone who is experiencing symptoms should follow the CDC guidelines and contact their medical provider.”

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