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US Rep. Moore Isolating After Testing Positive For Virus

Moore Says She Didn't Expect Virus To Affect Her Work

U.S. Rep. Gwen Moore of the Fourth Congressional District
U.S. Rep. Gwen Moore of the Fourth Congressional District. Image provided by the Gwen Moore for U.S. Congress campaign.

U.S. Rep. Gwen Moore, D-Wis., says she has tested positive for COVID-19 and is in isolation.

The 69-year-old Milwaukee Democrat said she is “following guidance from my doctor and am isolating from others.”

Moore said she didn’t expect the virus to affect her work. The statement didn’t say when she learned she had contracted the virus or where she might have gotten it.

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She announced nearly two years ago that she had been diagnosed with cancer.

When the pandemic began, Moore noted she has a compromised immune system.