Three absolutely vaccinated members of the Texas delegation examined optimistic for Covid-19, the state’s Home Democratic Caucus mentioned Saturday.
The primary optimistic take a look at consequence got here Friday evening when a member knowledgeable the caucus that that they had the coronavirus.
“Caucus Members and workers took a fast take a look at, all of which have been unfavourable,” the home mentioned in an announcement.
However on Saturday morning, two extra absolutely vaccinated members reported optimistic take a look at outcomes. The names of the three folks haven’t been launched.
The caucus mentioned that it’ll observe present pointers from the Facilities for Illness Management and Prevention that states that absolutely vaccinated people who’re uncovered to the virus don’t must take any further precautions except they begin to present signs.
“The Home Democratic Caucus is following all CDC steering and protocols,” Chairman Chris Turner mentioned in an announcement.
“This can be a sober reminder that Covid remains to be with us, and although vaccinations supply super safety, we nonetheless should take crucial precautions. We’re in contact with public well being consultants in Texas to offer extra steering,” he added. “Our caucus will observe all suggestions from public well being consultants as we proceed our work.”
Among the delegation had conferences this week with Sen. Joseph Manchin, Senate Majority Chief Chuck Schumer and Vice President Kamala Harris. It isn’t clear if any of these members who examined optimistic have been within the conferences.