Sean Casten

U.S. Rep. Sean Casten Tests Positive for COVID-19


U.S. Rep. Sean Casten, a democrat from Downers Grove, has tested positive for COVID-19, the lawmaker said in a statement Saturday.

Casten, 50, said he was "fortunate to only have mild symptoms," adding he previously received two doses of the COVID-19 vaccine as well as a booster shot.

The 6th district congressman said he is in isolation and will follow required health protocols "to keep his family, staff and community safe."

A scientist and entrepreneur, Casten was first elected to Congress in 2018 and is serving his second term.

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