Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez tested positive for COVID, a spokesperson for her office said on Sunday, January 9, 2022.
She was experiencing symptoms, officials said. It wasn’t immediately clear what those symptoms were or how severe they were, but Ocasio-Cortez was recovering at home.
Rep. Ocasio-Cortez received a vaccination booster shot in the fall.
A spokesperson for her said the congresswoman encouraged others to get boosters and follow CDC guidance on coronavirus.