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California Rep. Ruiz Announces COVID-19 Diagnosis Hours Before Inauguration

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California Rep. Ruiz Announces COVID-19 Diagnosis Hours Before Inauguration

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Rep. Raul Ruiz (D-Calif.) announced Tuesday that he has tested positive for the CCP virus, hours before the presidential inauguration. Ruiz said in a statement on Twitter that he had taken multiple tests for the CCP (Chinese Communist Party) virus, which causes the disease COVID-19, in recent days ahead of the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris. “After receiving an initial negative result over the weekend, this morning I tested positive for COVID- 19,” he wrote. The congressman said he has mild symptoms, is feeling well “overall” and will self-isolate for the recommended time. “Thank you everyone for the well wishes,” Ruiz added. Ruiz is the latest member of Congress to test positive for the disease in recent days, following the Jan. 6 breach of the U.S. Capitol building during a joint session to count and certify Electoral College votes for the 2020 presidential election. The incident …

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