U.S. Rep. Bill Foster tests positive for COVID-19, has mild symptoms

  • U.S. Rep. Bill Foster

    U.S. Rep. Bill Foster

Daily Herald report
Updated 7/16/2022 11:20 AM

U.S. Rep. Bill Foster announced Saturday that he has tested positive for COVID-19. The 11th District Illinois congressman said he is experiencing mild symptoms via a Twitter post where shared the news.

"I'm grateful to be fully vaccinated and boosted," said Foster in the tweet. "While I will be isolating for the next several days, my office remains fully operational for IL-11 constituents."


Foster, of Naperville, is a Democrat who represents parts of Cook, DuPage, Kane, Lake, McHenry, Will, DeKalb and Boone counties.

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