Representative James Clyburn tests positive for COVID-19


House Majority Whip James Clyburn has examined positive for COVID-19, the consultant tweeted Wednesday night time. He mentioned it’s a breakthrough case and he’s asymptomatic. 

“America is in a new phase of this pandemic. No one is immune,” Clyburn wrote. “I urge anyone who has not done so to protect themselves by getting vaccinated and boosted.”

Tonight, I acquired a positive COVID-19 prognosis. This is a breakthrough case, and I’m asymptomatic.

America is in a brand new section of this pandemic. No one is immune.

I urge anybody who has not finished so to guard themselves by getting vaccinated and boosted.

— James E. Clyburn (@WhipClyburn) December 23, 2021

The South Carolina Democrat joins eight different lawmakers — Representative Jan Schakowsky, who additionally introduced a positive check Wednesday; Representative Barbara Lee, who examined positive on Tuesday; Senators Elizabeth Warren and Cory Booker, who examined positive for the virus on Monday; and Representatives Jason Crow, Nicole Malliotakis and Matt Cartwright who all examined positive in current days. They are all vaccinated.

Meanwhile, each President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris have examined unfavourable for COVID-19 after they each have been individually in shut contact with somebody who later examined positive for the virus.

Sophie Reardon

Sophie Reardon is a News Editor at CBS News. Reach her at [email protected]


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