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Posted: March 18, 2020

Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart (R-Florida), far left, during a visit to the Seminole Tribe’s Ah-Tah-Thi-Ki Seminole Museum in October 2019. Photo: Mario Diaz Balart

Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart (R-Florida) has tested positive for the coronavirus, becoming the first member of Congress to do so. In a post on social media, he said he placed himself in self-quarantine last Friday and has been working from an apartment in Washington, D.C. His district in Florida includes Miccosukee and Seminole homelands.

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