On April 15, 2020, Delores McQuinn (D), a member of the Virginia House of Delegates, announced she had tested positive for COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus. McQuinn represents District 70. McQuinn said her daughter, with whom she shares a house, first tested positive for the virus. Later, McQuinn and her husband came down with symptoms.
Ballotpedia tracks politicians and government officials who have been diagnosed or tested for coronavirus, or become quarantined.
As of April 16, we have tracked:
- 6 federal officials diagnosed with coronavirus, and 38 federal officials quarantined.
- 28 state officials diagnosed with coronavirus, and 66 state officials quarantined.
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