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CHICAGO (AP) — U.S. Rep. Sean Casten of Illinois has tested positive for a breakthrough case of COVID-19, according to his office.
The suburban Chicago Democrat’s office released a statement Saturday saying Casten was fully vaccinated and had received a booster vaccine dose. He described his symptoms as “mild” and said was in isolation.
Casten, first elected in 2018, is the latest Illinois politician to test positive for COVID-19.
The news comes as the state and many parts of the world are reporting record infections and hospitalizations.