Congress Shuts Down U.S. Capitol, House, Senate Offices Until April 1, Amid Coronavirus Spread
Congress is shutting down the U.S. Capitol to the public until April 1, the Associated Press reported Thursday.
BREAKING: Congress shutting US Capitol, House and Senate office buildings to public until April 1 in reaction to coronavirus. https://t.co/15buymaDp9
— The Associated Press (@AP) March 12, 2020
The first case of COVID-19 on Capitol Hill was reported Wednesday after a staffer from Sen. Maria Cantwell’s, D-WA, office tested positive for the virus.
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