Houston Congressman Al Green tests positive for COVID-19 despite being fully vaccinated and boosted

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — Houston Congressman Al Green has tested positive for COVID-19, he announced in a statement Monday morning.

Green said he tested positive Monday morning but had mild symptoms.

“I am grateful to be vaccinated with a booster shot. I will be self-isolating at home, following all my doctor’s recommendations and looking forward to making a full recovery. I encourage everyone who is eligible to get their vaccine and booster shots as soon as possible,” Green said.

Green isn’t the only lawmaker to recently test positive for COVID.

Exactly a week ago, Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee also contracted the virus, despite being fully vaccinated and boosted.

You can continue to monitor Houston and Harris County numbers on this combined dashboard.

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