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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