State Rep. Matt Bradford, the top Democrat on the House Appropriations Committee, says he’s tested positive COVID-19.
In a Twitter thread posted Thursday night, Bradford, of Montgomery County, said he “[believed] I contracted the virus from a family member who became symptomatic and was tested on Tuesday.
Tonight, I learned that I have tested positive for COVID-19. Thankfully, I am feeling well. I believe I contracted the virus from a family member who became symptomatic and was tested on Tuesday. (1/3)
— Rep. Matt Bradford (@RepBradford) January 15, 2021
“When I learned of this after session on Tuesday, I immediately informed members of our staff, as well as Human Resources, that I would not be returning to Harrisburg and began to quarantine,” Bradford wrote.
Bradford added that he was tested Wednesday, “and late [Thursday] my test came back positive. Myself and members of my family will continue self-isolating at home.”
Bradford was in the Capitol this week as the House resumed voting sessions for the new year, the Capital-Star’s Stephen Caruso reported, which could lead to a long list of potential contacts for the suburban Philadelphia lawmaker.