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Donald Trump Jr., the son of President Donald Trump, tested positive for COVID-19 this week, although he is experiencing no symptoms, according to his spokesman. Trump Jr. tested positive at the start of the week and has been \
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Donald Trump Jr., the son of President Donald Trump, tested positive for COVID-19 this week, although he is experiencing no symptoms, according to his spokesman. Trump Jr. tested positive at the start of the week and has been "quarantining at his cabin since the result," the spokesman said on November 20. "He's been completely asymptomatic so far and is following all medically recommended COVID-19 guidelines," he said. REUTERS/Rick Wilking

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Florida Senator Rick Scott, 67, had been quarantining after being exposed to the virus before he announced that he had tested positive after several negative tests. \
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Florida Senator Rick Scott, 67, had been quarantining after being exposed to the virus before he announced that he had tested positive after several negative tests. "I am feeling good and experiencing very mild symptoms," the Republican said in a statement on November 20, adding that he would be working from his home in Naples, Florida, until it was safe to return to Washington. REUTERS/Erin Scott

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Andrew Giuliani, a White House aide and the son of the president\u0027s personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani, said he tested positive for COVID-19 on November 20.

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Andrew Giuliani, a White House aide and the son of the president's personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani, said he tested positive for COVID-19 on November 20. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

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Republican Senator Chuck Grassley, chairman of the chamber\u0027s Finance Committee, said on November 17 he had tested positive for the coronavirus. \
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Republican Senator Chuck Grassley, chairman of the chamber's Finance Committee, said on November 17 he had tested positive for the coronavirus. "While I still feel fine, the test came back positive for the coronavirus," Grassley, 87, said in a statement. "I appreciate everyone's well wishes and prayers, and look forward to resuming my normal schedule when I can," he said. Erin Schaff/Pool via REUTERS

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Corey Lewandowski, one of President Donald Trump\u0027s most trusted advisers, tested positive for the coronavirus, a source familiar with the matter said November 12. Lewandowski, who served as Trump\u0027s campaign manager for a portion of his 2016 bid for the White House and was advising his current re-election effort, was in Philadelphia challenging ballot-counting procedures a week earlier and believes he was infected while there, the source said. The source said Lewandowski, who tested positive on November 11, was experiencing no symptoms.

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Corey Lewandowski, one of President Donald Trump's most trusted advisers, tested positive for the coronavirus, a source familiar with the matter said November 12. Lewandowski, who served as Trump's campaign manager for a portion of his 2016 bid for the White House and was advising his current re-election effort, was in Philadelphia challenging ballot-counting procedures a week earlier and believes he was infected while there, the source said. The source said Lewandowski, who tested positive on November 11, was experiencing no symptoms. REUTERS/Mark Makela

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Housing Secretary Ben Carson, a 69-year-old retired neurosurgeon, tested positive for the coronavirus, officials said November 9. The infection renewed the focus on a Nov. 3 election night White House party and the administration\u0027s cavalier attitude toward public health guidelines encouraging Americans to wear masks and maintain a safe social distance. Carson, White House chief of staff Mark Meadows, Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin, Health Secretary Alex Azar and a number of other Trump cabinet officials and top aides were at the election night party.

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Housing Secretary Ben Carson, a 69-year-old retired neurosurgeon, tested positive for the coronavirus, officials said November 9. The infection renewed the focus on a Nov. 3 election night White House party and the administration's cavalier attitude toward public health guidelines encouraging Americans to wear masks and maintain a safe social distance. Carson, White House chief of staff Mark Meadows, Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin, Health Secretary Alex Azar and a number of other Trump cabinet officials and top aides were at the election night party. Win McNamee/Pool via REUTERS

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David Bossie, 55, the man leading the Trump campaign\u0027s legal challenges to his election loss, tested positive for the coronavirus, officials and sources said November 9. A source familiar with the matter said that Bossie\u0027s infection \
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David Bossie, 55, the man leading the Trump campaign's legal challenges to his election loss, tested positive for the coronavirus, officials and sources said November 9. A source familiar with the matter said that Bossie's infection "takes him out of the decision process" of the election challenge effort, in part because he cannot physically be at campaign headquarters nor in the Oval Office. REUTERS/Richard Brian

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White House chief of staff Mark Meadows, who has frequently appeared at public events without wearing a mask, has been diagnosed with COVID-19, a source familiar with the situation told Reuters on November 6. It was not immediately clear when or how he was infected. Meadows, Trump\u0027s top adviser and a former North Carolina lawmaker, regularly accompanied President Donald Trump on the final frenzied days of the campaign rallies leading up to the presidential election.

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White House chief of staff Mark Meadows, who has frequently appeared at public events without wearing a mask, has been diagnosed with COVID-19, a source familiar with the situation told Reuters on November 6. It was not immediately clear when or how he was infected. Meadows, Trump's top adviser and a former North Carolina lawmaker, regularly accompanied President Donald Trump on the final frenzied days of the campaign rallies leading up to the presidential election. REUTERS/Al Drago

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Marc Short, the chief of staff for Vice President Mike Pence, was among multiple senior aides to Pence to test positive for the coronavirus on October 24.

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Marc Short, the chief of staff for Vice President Mike Pence, was among multiple senior aides to Pence to test positive for the coronavirus on October 24. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

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President Donald Trump\u0027s 14-year-old son Barron tested positive for COVID-19 but exhibited no symptoms, after both of his parents contracted the virus, first lady Melania Trump said on October 14. \
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President Donald Trump's 14-year-old son Barron tested positive for COVID-19 but exhibited no symptoms, after both of his parents contracted the virus, first lady Melania Trump said on October 14. "Luckily he is a strong teenager and exhibited no symptoms," Melania Trump said in a statement. She said Barron has since tested negative for the virus. REUTERS/Sarah Silbiger

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White House senior adviser Stephen Miller said he had tested positive for COVID-19 on October 6. \
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White House senior adviser Stephen Miller said he had tested positive for COVID-19 on October 6. "Over the last 5 days I have been working remotely and self-isolating, testing negative every day through yesterday," Miller said in a statement. "Today, I tested positive for COVID-19 and am in quarantine." REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

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White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany said on October 5 she tested positive for COVID-19, adding that she would begin quarantining and that the White House medical unit does not list any members of the press as close contacts. \
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White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany said on October 5 she tested positive for COVID-19, adding that she would begin quarantining and that the White House medical unit does not list any members of the press as close contacts. "Moreover, I definitively had no knowledge of Hope Hicks' diagnosis prior to holding a White House press briefing on Thursday," said McEnany, (pictured speaking to media on October 2), referring to President Donald Trump's adviser whose positive test results were revealed October 1, hours before Trump announced he and his wife also had contracted the deadly coronavirus. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

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Former New Jersey Governor Chris Christie said on October 3 that he tested positive for coronavirus and was checking himself into a hospital as a precautionary measure due to his asthma, though he said he had only mild symptoms. 

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Former New Jersey Governor Chris Christie said on October 3 that he tested positive for coronavirus and was checking himself into a hospital as a precautionary measure due to his asthma, though he said he had only mild symptoms. REUTERS/Mark Kauzlarich

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Kellyanne Conway, a former counselor to President Trump, on October 2 said she had tested positive for COVID-19. \
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Kellyanne Conway, a former counselor to President Trump, on October 2 said she had tested positive for COVID-19. "My symptoms are mild (light cough) and I'm feeling fine. I have begun a quarantine process in consultation with physicians," Conway tweeted. She attended the Sept. 26 Rose Garden ceremony for Amy Coney Barrett. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

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Hope Hicks, a top adviser and trusted aide, tested positive for the coronavirus on October 1. She travels regularly with the president on Air Force One and, along with other senior aides, accompanied him to Ohio for the presidential debate and to Minnesota for a campaign event earlier in the week.

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Hope Hicks, a top adviser and trusted aide, tested positive for the coronavirus on October 1. She travels regularly with the president on Air Force One and, along with other senior aides, accompanied him to Ohio for the presidential debate and to Minnesota for a campaign event earlier in the week. REUTERS/Leah Millis

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President Donald Trump, who played down the threat of the coronavirus pandemic for months, said October 2 that he and his wife Melania had tested positive for COVID-19 and were going into quarantine, upending the race for the White House. \
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President Donald Trump, who played down the threat of the coronavirus pandemic for months, said October 2 that he and his wife Melania had tested positive for COVID-19 and were going into quarantine, upending the race for the White House. "We will begin our quarantine and recovery process immediately. We will get through this TOGETHER!" the president said in a tweet. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

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Trump assistant Nicholas Luna, a \
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Trump assistant Nicholas Luna, a "body man" who accompanies the president day and night, has tested positive, CNN reported, citing an unnamed White House official. Administration officials declined to comment on the report. REUTERS/Al Drago

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Republican National Committee Chairman Ronna McDaniel tested positive for the virus on September 30, a spokesman said.

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Republican National Committee Chairman Ronna McDaniel tested positive for the virus on September 30, a spokesman said. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

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Republican Senator Mike Lee, a member of the Judiciary Committee, announced October 2 he tested positive for COVID-19 and would isolate himself for 10 days. He was present at the Oval Office meeting on Sept. 26. Lee met with Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett on September 29 as she made the rounds with individual senators this week.

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Republican Senator Mike Lee, a member of the Judiciary Committee, announced October 2 he tested positive for COVID-19 and would isolate himself for 10 days. He was present at the Oval Office meeting on Sept. 26. Lee met with Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett on September 29 as she made the rounds with individual senators this week. Ken Cedeno/Pool via REUTERS

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North Carolina Senator Thom Tillis tested positive for the coronavirus, he said in a statement on October 2. A member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, Tillis\u0027 positive test results comes after he attended a Sept. 26 Oval Office meeting with Barrett (pictured), who Republicans are seeking to steer onto the Supreme Court.

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North Carolina Senator Thom Tillis tested positive for the coronavirus, he said in a statement on October 2. A member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, Tillis' positive test results comes after he attended a Sept. 26 Oval Office meeting with Barrett (pictured), who Republicans are seeking to steer onto the Supreme Court. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts/Pool

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Wisconsin Senator Ron Johnson, who heads the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, tested positive for COVID-19 on October 2, a spokesman said.

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Wisconsin Senator Ron Johnson, who heads the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, tested positive for COVID-19 on October 2, a spokesman said. Toni Sandys/Pool via REUTERS

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U.S. national security adviser Robert O\u0027Brien tested positive for the coronavirus, in a July 27 announcement.

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U.S. national security adviser Robert O'Brien tested positive for the coronavirus, in a July 27 announcement. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

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Kimberly Guilfoyle, senior adviser to Trump campaign and girlfriend to Donald Trump Jr., tested positive for the coronavirus on July 3, before a Trump event at Mount Rushmore in South Dakota.

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Kimberly Guilfoyle, senior adviser to Trump campaign and girlfriend to Donald Trump Jr., tested positive for the coronavirus on July 3, before a Trump event at Mount Rushmore in South Dakota. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

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Vice President Mike Pence\u0027s spokeswoman, Katie Miller, tested positive in May and suffered symptoms before recovering.

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Vice President Mike Pence's spokeswoman, Katie Miller, tested positive in May and suffered symptoms before recovering. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

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Herman Cain, a former Republican presidential candidate and supporter of President Donald Trump who pointedly refused to wear a mask during the coronavirus pandemic, died July 30 after contracting COVID-19. Cain, 74, learned of his diagnosis on June 29, nine days after attending a Trump rally in Tulsa, Oklahoma, where he and many others crowded together without wearing face masks aimed at preventing the spread of the novel coronavirus. He spent most of July in an Atlanta-area hospital.

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Herman Cain, a former Republican presidential candidate and supporter of President Donald Trump who pointedly refused to wear a mask during the coronavirus pandemic, died July 30 after contracting COVID-19. Cain, 74, learned of his diagnosis on June 29, nine days after attending a Trump rally in Tulsa, Oklahoma, where he and many others crowded together without wearing face masks aimed at preventing the spread of the novel coronavirus. He spent most of July in an Atlanta-area hospital. REUTERS/Las Vegas Sun/Steve Marcus

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Senator Rand Paul, a Kentucky Republican, said on March 22 that he had tested positive and was in quarantine, but was feeling fine. After the 57-year-old returned to work, Paul still did not wear a mask and said it was because he believed he was immune.

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Senator Rand Paul, a Kentucky Republican, said on March 22 that he had tested positive and was in quarantine, but was feeling fine. After the 57-year-old returned to work, Paul still did not wear a mask and said it was because he believed he was immune. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

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Senator Tim Kaine, a Virginia Democrat and former vice presidential candidate, 62, said in mid-May that he and his wife had tested positive for coronavirus antibodies. Al Drago/Pool via REUTERS
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Senator Tim Kaine, a Virginia Democrat and former vice presidential candidate, 62, said in mid-May that he and his wife had tested positive for coronavirus antibodies. Al Drago/Pool via REUTERS

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Senator Bill Cassidy, a Louisiana Republican, decided to self-quarantine for 14 days and contact those with whom he may have had contact after testing positive for the virus, according to a statement released by his office on Aug. 20. \
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Senator Bill Cassidy, a Louisiana Republican, decided to self-quarantine for 14 days and contact those with whom he may have had contact after testing positive for the virus, according to a statement released by his office on Aug. 20. "I am strictly following the direction of our medical experts and strongly encourage others to do the same," the 62-year-old senator, himself a physician, said in the statement. Toni L. Sandys/Pool via REUTERS

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Virginia Governor Ralph Northam said on September 25 he and his wife Pamela tested positive for COVID-19. Northam, a Democrat, announced his positive test results in a post on Twitter, saying he is asymptomatic and will continue to work while isolating at home.

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Virginia Governor Ralph Northam said on September 25 he and his wife Pamela tested positive for COVID-19. Northam, a Democrat, announced his positive test results in a post on Twitter, saying he is asymptomatic and will continue to work while isolating at home. REUTERS/Jay Paul

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Rep. Louis Gohmert, a 66-year-old Texas Republican and a staunch conservative, said on July 29 he tested positive in a prescreening at the White House but did not have any symptoms. The \
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Rep. Louis Gohmert, a 66-year-old Texas Republican and a staunch conservative, said on July 29 he tested positive in a prescreening at the White House but did not have any symptoms. The "It's really ironic, because a lot of people have made a big deal out of my not wearing a mask a lot. But in the last week or two, I have worn a mask more than I have in the whole last four months." Anna Moneymaker/Pool via REUTERS

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Rep. Jahana Hayes, a Connecticut Democrat, tested positive for COVID-19 and will quarantine for 14 days, she said on Twitter on Sept. 20, adding that she was asymptomatic except for breathing issues, which were being monitored. \
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Rep. Jahana Hayes, a Connecticut Democrat, tested positive for COVID-19 and will quarantine for 14 days, she said on Twitter on Sept. 20, adding that she was asymptomatic except for breathing issues, which were being monitored. "I have taken every possible precaution and still contracted coronavirus," she said on Twitter. REUTERS/Michelle McLoughlin

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Rep. Mike Kelly, a Republican from Pennsylvania (seen with his wife Victoria and President Trump), tested positive for the coronavirus in late March at a drive-through testing site. The 72-year-old told an interviewer that it took him about a month to recover and that he lost 30 pounds (14 kg).

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Rep. Mike Kelly, a Republican from Pennsylvania (seen with his wife Victoria and President Trump), tested positive for the coronavirus in late March at a drive-through testing site. The 72-year-old told an interviewer that it took him about a month to recover and that he lost 30 pounds (14 kg). REUTERS/Leah Millis

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Senator Bob Casey, 60, a Pennsylvania Democrat, tested positive for coronavirus antibodies in May, but pledged to keep wearing a mask.

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Senator Bob Casey, 60, a Pennsylvania Democrat, tested positive for coronavirus antibodies in May, but pledged to keep wearing a mask. REUTERS/Scott Audette

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Oklahoma\u0027s Governor Kevin Stitt (seen R with President Trump) said he was diagnosed with COVID-19 on July 15. Stitt, a Republican who attended Trump\u0027s campaign rally in Tulsa nearly three weeks earlier, had faced a backlash in recent days after posting a photo on Twitter showing himself and two of his children at a crowded restaurant, even as state health authorities urged social distancing.

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Oklahoma's Governor Kevin Stitt (seen R with President Trump) said he was diagnosed with COVID-19 on July 15. Stitt, a Republican who attended Trump's campaign rally in Tulsa nearly three weeks earlier, had faced a backlash in recent days after posting a photo on Twitter showing himself and two of his children at a crowded restaurant, even as state health authorities urged social distancing. REUTERS/Leah Millis

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Rep. Raul Grijalva, an Arizona Democrat, tested positive for the coronavirus and went into isolation, he said in a statement on August 1. Grijalva expressed frustration with the reluctance of some Republican lawmakers to wear masks, which can slow the spread of the coronavirus.

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Rep. Raul Grijalva, an Arizona Democrat, tested positive for the coronavirus and went into isolation, he said in a statement on August 1. Grijalva expressed frustration with the reluctance of some Republican lawmakers to wear masks, which can slow the spread of the coronavirus. Bonnie Cash/Pool via REUTERS

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Missouri Governor Mike Parson (seen L with President Trump) and his wife Teresa tested positive for the coronavirus on Sept. 23.

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Missouri Governor Mike Parson (seen L with President Trump) and his wife Teresa tested positive for the coronavirus on Sept. 23. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

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Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart, a Florida Republican, tested positive in mid-March, saying the symptoms \
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Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart, a Florida Republican, tested positive in mid-March, saying the symptoms "pretty much hit me like a ton of bricks." After his health improved, the 58-year-old said he would participate in a plasma donation program to help people with serious or life-threatening infections of COVID-19. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas

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Rep. Rodney Davis, an Illinois Republican, said in a statement on Aug. 5 that he tested positive for the coronavirus after running a fever. \
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Rep. Rodney Davis, an Illinois Republican, said in a statement on Aug. 5 that he tested positive for the coronavirus after running a fever. "If you're out in public, use social distancing, and when you can't social distance, please wear a mask," Davis, 50, said in the statement. REUTERS/Erin Scott

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Rep. Joe Cunningham, a 38-year-old Democrat from South Carolina, said on March 27 he had tested positive for the coronavirus.

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Rep. Joe Cunningham, a 38-year-old Democrat from South Carolina, said on March 27 he had tested positive for the coronavirus. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas

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Rep. Dan Meuser, a Pennsylvania Republican, announced he tested positive on Aug. 22. In a statement, the 56-year-old said, \
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Rep. Dan Meuser, a Pennsylvania Republican, announced he tested positive on Aug. 22. In a statement, the 56-year-old said, "I am thankful to God that my grown children were not at home and that my wife Shelley has tested negative." REUTERS/Al Drago

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Rep. Morgan Griffith, a 62-year-old Virginia Republican and a member of the conservative Freedom Caucus, said in mid-July that he had tested positive. His office said he did not have significant symptoms.

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Rep. Morgan Griffith, a 62-year-old Virginia Republican and a member of the conservative Freedom Caucus, said in mid-July that he had tested positive. His office said he did not have significant symptoms. Greg Nash/Pool via REUTERS

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Rep. Tom Rice, a 62-year-old South Carolina Republican, said on Facebook in mid-June that he, his wife and son had all tested positive for the coronavirus but all were \
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Rep. Tom Rice, a 62-year-old South Carolina Republican, said on Facebook in mid-June that he, his wife and son had all tested positive for the coronavirus but all were "on the mend." Alex Edelman/Pool via REUTERS

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