Watson Coleman tests positive for COVID, says she was exposed during U.S. Capitol protest UPDATE

UPDATE

Watson Coleman Is Back Home, Back A Work And Feeling Fine

Rep. Bonnie Watson Coleman (D-Ewing) is back at home tonight and doing well after a brief trip to the hospital to receive a monoclonal antibody treatment following a positive test for COVID-19.

Watson Coleman is already back on the job – she had said he was “experiencing mild, cold-like symptoms” – and as done some national television interviews since arriving back home.  She will quarantine until the result of her Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) test come back.

At the recommendation of her physician and in an abundance of caution after her battle with cancer two years ago, Watson Coleman went to a local hospital late this afternoon.

The four-term congresswoman announced today that believes she was exposed at the U.S. Capitol during the protests against the certification of the presidential election on January 6.

New Jersey congresswoman received first dose of vaccine

By David WildsteinJanuary 11 2021 12:55 pm

Rep. Bonnie Watson Coleman (D-Ewing) has tested positive for COVID-19 and said he believes she was exposed at the U.S. Capitol during the protests against the certification of the presidential election on January 6.

“I received a positive test result for COVID-19, and am home resting at this time,” Watson Coleman said.  “While I am experiencing mild, cold-like symptoms, I remain in good spirits and will continue to work on behalf of my constituents.”

The four-term congresswoman said she received a positive rapid antigen test result and is isolating as she awaits the results of her Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) test.

Watson Coleman, who successfully battled cancer in 2018 and 2019, said he has received the first dose of the Pfizer/BioNTech coronavirus vaccine that was made available to Members of Conrgess.

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