Rep. Malliotakis tests positive for COVID-19, quarantining at home

Malliotakis says she is feeling well, which she attributes to having been vaccinated.

News 12 Staff

Dec 21, 2021, 10:05 PM

Updated 854 days ago

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Rep. Malliotakis tests positive for COVID-19, quarantining at home
Congresswoman Nicole Malliotakis has tested positive for COVID-19 and is urging New Yorkers to get tested ahead of the holidays while she is quarantining at home. 
Malliotakis says she is feeling well, which she attributes to having been vaccinated. 
Her communications director, Natalie Baldassarre, responded with a statement saying:
“After experiencing mild symptoms and a slight fever, Congresswoman Nicole Malliotakis, who is vaccinated, tested positive for COVID-19 yesterday. Since testing, she has been quarantining at home and is feeling well which she attributes to having been vaccinated. Our office has already communicated to the Governor's office and FEMA that Staten Island and Brooklyn would benefit from additional testing sites to cut down on wait times. The Congresswoman continues to urge individuals to get tested prior to traveling or visiting loved ones this Christmas." 


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