Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee tests positive for COVID-19 despite being fully vaccinated

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Monday, May 16, 2022
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HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee tested positive for COVID-19 despite being fully vaccinated and receiving boosters, according to her office.

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"[Jackson Lee] encourages everyone to get tested and fully vaccinated along with their booster shots. She looks forward to a full and complete recovery," a statement from her office reads.

It is unclear what symptoms, if any, Jackson Lee is experiencing.

The Texas Medical Center reported an average of 645 new cases being reported daily during the week of May 2 compared to 377 the previous week. Daily hospitalizations were down to 59 cases from 62 the previous week.

Those hoping to continue monitoring numbers for Houston and Harris County can track the latest on their combined dashboard.

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