U.S. Rep. Tim Walberg tests positive for COVID-19

Rep. Tim Walberg
Posted at 11:28 AM, Nov 16, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-16 11:28:08-05

(WXYZ) — Rep. Tim Walberg, who represents Michigan's 7th Congressional District, announced Monday he has tested positive for COVID-19.

Walberg said in a statement that his symptoms are mild and he is in good spirits.

"It's been more than a week since I have attended a public event," he said in a statement.

He said he and his office are working to reach out to people he contacted before his self-isolation began.

“Throughout this pandemic, the work of our health care professionals and frontline workers has been nothing short of heroic, and I continue to be grateful for their dedication. As we enter the winter months, I encourage everyone to remain vigilant and adhere to public health guidelines to combat this virus," he said.

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