New York City Council Members Inez Barron (East New York, Brooklyn) and Richie Torres (Bronx).
“Last night, I found out that I had tested positive for #COVID19. Over the weekend, I learned that a senior staff member had tested positive after experiencing symptoms for several days,” Torres posted on Twitter. “All members of my staff have quarantined themselves & are now closely monitoring their health.”
Councilwoman Inez Barron announced that she tested positive for Coronavirus via video on Facebook (see video below). Inez Barron;s husband, Assemblyman Charles Barron announced a few days ago that he has tested positive, and according to the Amsterdam News, he remains hospitalized.