Morelle tests positive for COVID-19

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ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WHEC) — New York Congressman Joe Morelle (D-NY 25) announced that he has tested positive for the coronavirus.

Morelle issued a statement Sunday afternoon that said,

“After experiencing mild symptoms, I have tested positive for COVID-19. I have followed all guidance from the Center for Disease Control and my physician and will remain isolated until it is safe to resume my official duties. Thankfully, I am fully vaccinated so my symptoms remain mild."

Morelle urges everyone to get the COVID-19 vaccine to protect themselves and the community.

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