The constructing’s attending physician notified all lawmakers of their potential Covid-19 publicity on Sunday and urged them to get examined.
The contaminated particular person was not named.
Dr Brian Moynihan wrote that “many members of the Home group have been in protecting isolation within the giant room — some for a number of hours” on Wednesday.
He mentioned “people could have been uncovered to a different occupant with coronavirus an infection”.
Trump supporters storm US Capitol as politicians evacuated
Dozens of politicians have been whisked to the safe location after pro-Trump insurrectionists stormed the Capitol that day, breaking by way of barricades to roam the halls and workplaces and ransacking the constructing.
Some members of Congress huddled for hours within the giant room, whereas others have been there for a shorter interval.
Some politicians and workers have been livid after video surfaced of Republican politicians not sporting their masks within the room throughout lockdown.