Washington – The American rep. Fred Upton tested positive for COVID-19 on Tuesday after experiencing mild symptoms, his office said.
St. The Joseph Republican, who returned to Washington on Tuesday, was told he was positive after taking a routine test. The congressman is fully vaccinated and boosted, according to his office.
Upton will isolate for the next five days as recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines.
He is the latest member of the delegation that has revealed an infection with COVID. Most recently, the U.S. rep. In January, Dan Kildee tested positive for COVID-19 in another case of a breakthrough infection.
Other members of the Michigan delegation have previously revealed positive tests for COVID, including U.S. reps. Tim Walberg, R-Tipton and Bill Huizenga, R-Holland, both in 2020.