Congresswoman Alma Adams tests positive for COVID-19

CHARLOTTE — Congresswoman Alma Adams tested positive for COVID-19 on Sunday, she confirmed in a post on Twitter.

Adams represents Charlotte and Mecklenburg County as a United States House of Representatives member. She is in her fourth full term as a member of Congress.

Adams released the following statement regarding her condition:

“This morning I tested positive for COVID-19 and am experiencing mild symptoms. I quarantined immediately following the diagnosis. I have received four doses of the COVID-19 vaccine, so I am thankful for the protection that the vaccine provides. I am following the advice of my doctor and resting to ensure a strong recovery. Thank you to all of my colleagues, friends and family for their love and support at this time.”

Because of the yearly August district work period, the House and the Senate are not expected to convene for votes until September.

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