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Alma Adams tests positive for COVID-19

This is the first time Adams has reported testing positive for COVID-19.

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Representative Alma Adams (NC-12) tested positive for COVID-19, her office said Sunday.

According to a release, Adams, 76, tested positive on Sunday and is experiencing "mild symptoms."

Adams has received four doses of the COVID-19 vaccine, according to the release.

"I am following the advice of my doctor and resting to ensure a strong recovery," Adams said in the release.

Adams has served in Congress as representative of North Carolina's 12th district since 2014. The district covers Charlotte and most of Mecklenburg County.

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This is the first time Adams has reported testing positive for COVID-19.

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