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Rep. Pressley Awaiting Coronavirus Test Results

US Congresswoman from Mass. Ayanna Pressley speaks to a group of  Elizabeth Warren supporters at a campaign event at West High School in Iowa City. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
US Congresswoman from Mass. Ayanna Pressley speaks to a group of Elizabeth Warren supporters at a campaign event at West High School in Iowa City. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)

U.S. Rep. Ayanna Pressley has been tested for COVID-19 and is awaiting results, a spokesperson said Wednesday night.

The spokesperson, Lina Francis said Pressley "sought professional medical treatment out of an abundance of caution" after experiencing flu-like symptoms.

Earlier Wednesday, Rep. Seth Moulton announced that he and his wife were in self-quarantine after experiencing symptoms consistent with the coronavirus-caused respiratory illness, but did not qualify for testing.

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