BOSTON (CBS) – U.S. Rep. Stephen Lynch announced Friday he has tested positive for COVID-19 after a staff member in his Boston office tested positive earlier this week.
A spokesperson for Lynch said he “remains asymptomatic and feels fine.”READ MORE: 800 Nurses At St. Vincent Hospital In Worcester Preparing To Strike
Lynch had received the second dose of the Pfizer vaccine and had a negative COVID-19 test prior to attending President Joe Biden’s inauguration last week.READ MORE: Miscommunication Between State, COVID Vaccine Site In Danvers Leaves Some Without Appointments
He will self-quarantine and vote by proxy in Congress.MORE NEWS: Skier Seriously Injured After Crashing Into Building At Nashoba Valley
On Thursday, U.S. Rep. Lori Trahan announced that she had tested positive for COVID-19.