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Pa. Rep. Patty Kim tests positive for COVID-19

By: - January 15, 2021 12:54 pm

State Rep. Patty Kim (Facebook photo).

State Rep. Patty Kim, D-Dauphin, has tested positive for COVID-19.

Kim confirmed the diagnosis in a tweet Friday morning, saying she was experiencing mild symptoms. 

She is the second state lawmaker to test positive for COVID-19 this week.

State Rep. Matthew Bradford confirmed he tested positive for the virus Thursday night on Twitter after being tested on Wednesday.

Top Pa. House Dem Matt Bradford says he has COVID-19

Kim’s diagnosis brings the total number of positive cases in the General Assembly to 14.

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Cassie Miller
Cassie Miller

A native Pennsylvanian, Cassie Miller worked for various publications across the Midstate before joining the team at the Pennsylvania Capital-Star. In her previous roles, she has covered everything from local sports to the financial services industry. Miller has an extensive background in magazine writing, editing and design. She is a graduate of Penn State University where she served as the campus newspaper’s photo editor. She is currently pursuing her master’s degree in professional journalism at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. In addition to her role at the Capital-Star, Miller enjoys working on her independent zines, Dead Air and Infrared. Follow her on Twitter: @Wordsby_CassieM.

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