January 14th local time, New York Democratic Congressman Adriano Espaillat announced through the social platform Twitter that he learned that he had been diagnosed with COVID-19 the day after participating in the impeachment debate on Trump in the House of Representatives.
Esperalte said he was following the doctor’s guidance in home quarantine. It is reported that Esperalte was vaccinated against the second dose of the novel coronavirus last week.
He said that the antibody effect of the vaccine may not yet appear, and he will continue to test regularly and strictly abide by all health guidelines.
So far, in the week after the protests in the Capitol on January 6, four Democratic congressmen, including Esperalte, and two congressman spouses, have been diagnosed with COVID-19.
Experts say more than 100 members gathered at the indoor safety points inside the Capitol on the day of the protest against the conflict, which is the ideal environment for the spread of the novel coronavirus.