Congressman Darren Soto Tests Positive for COVID-19
Soto's positive test came early Wednesday morning.
Congressman Darren Soto has a breakthrough case of COVID-19 having contracted the virus after being fully vaccinated.
Soto says his symptoms are mild and he’s currently self-isolating and working remotely.
The Democrat representing the ninth district says he’s received the monoclonal antibody treatment, but he’s still encouraging everyone to get the shot.
In a Tweet, Soto says, “the treatment is helpful but not a substitute for the COVID-19 vaccine.”
According to the latest Department of Health and Human Services numbers some 13,452 people are hospitalized with COVID-19 and 3,095 are in ICU beds with the virus in Florida.
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