HOUSTON (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — U.S. Rep. Troy Nehls of Texas says he’s tested positive for COVID-19 and has moderate symptoms.
The Houston-area Republican said he is fully vaccinated and hopes the symptoms pass soon. He wrote Saturday that he strongly recommends getting the vaccine since it’s prove to drastically reduce the risk of severe illness and death from COVID-19.READ MORE: Big Cowboys Win Means Massive Shopping Spree For Some
Nehls – the former sheriff of Fort Bend County – said on Wednesday that a close family member had tested positive.READ MORE: Fall Allergy Season Has Arrived In North Texas
The announcement came on the same day Texas Governor Greg Abbott reported his first negative COVID-19 test since contracting the virus.MORE NEWS: Dallas Police Officers Looking For Animal Cruelty Suspect Who Abandoned Puppy
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