SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — Bay Area congresswoman Rep. Anna Eshoo is quarantining at her Washington D.C. residence after a staff member tested positive for COVID-19.

Eshoo (D-Palo Alto) released a statement Friday morning about the positive test.

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“On Wednesday evening I was informed that a member of my staff tested positive for COVID-19. On the advice of the Office of the Attending Physician and consistent with CDC guidelines, I am self-quarantining to prevent the possible spread of COVID-19 to others, though I’m not currently showing any symptoms of the virus,” said Eshoo.

The 78-year-old Eshoo also said she would continue to work from her D.C. home and be available virtually to her constituents.

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Eshoo represents California’s 18th Congressional District, which covers parts of San Mateo, Santa Clara and Santa Cruz  Counties.

 

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