Councilman Ritchie Torres Announces he has Tested Positive for COVID-19

Councilman Ritchie Torres announces that he has tested positive for COVID-19. Torres has informed City Council Speaker Corey Johnson of this. Torres has isolated himself, and any councilman who came into contact with him will have to go into quarantine. Councilman Torres being openly gay is in one of the five risk factors that has been identified by the health department as potentially being at risk. 
It was announced yesterday that two State Assembly members have tested positive for COVID-19, members Charles Barrons and Helen Rosenthal. According to Assemblyman Jose Rivera, Albany has been shut down as he is back home with his family in the Bronx in his assembly district