(Reuters) – U.S. Senate Majority Chief Chuck Schumer, probably the most senior Democrat within the chamber, has examined constructive for the coronavirus and has very delicate signs, a spokesperson stated on Sunday.
“The Chief is totally vaccinated and double boosted, and has very delicate signs,” the assertion stated. “In keeping with the CDC steering, Chief Schumer will quarantine this week and work remotely.”
The Senate, which is break up evenly between the Democrats and Republicans with the Vice President casting a tie-breaking vote when wanted, is because of return on Monday following a two-week recess.
“Even when he is not bodily within the Capitol, by means of digital conferences and his trademark flip telephone he’ll proceed together with his sturdy schedule and stay in close to fixed contact together with his colleagues,” the assertion stated.
(Reporting by Costas Pitas in Los Angeles; Modifying by Christopher Cushing and Sam Holmes)
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