State Sen. McConchie experiencing breakthrough case of COVID-19

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Updated 8/21/2021 2:55 PM

Illinois Senate Republican leader Dan McConchie of Hawthorn Woods announced Saturday that he is experiencing mild symptoms of a breakthrough case of COVID-19 despite having been vaccinated in the spring.

"I am very grateful to have been vaccinated and experiencing only mild symptoms," McConchie said in a statement. "I encourage everyone reading these words to be vaccinated and protect themselves and their families against the virus. I encourage anyone with whom I have had the most brief contact in the last few days to be tested as a safeguard."

 

He added that official contact tracing in accordance with public health guidelines was implemented immediately after he received his positive test result.

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