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Pennsylvania House Majority Leader Kerry Benninghoff Test Positive For COVID-19

By: KDKA-TV News Staff

HARRISBURG (KDKA) - Pennsylvania House Majority Leader Kerry Benninghoff has tested positive for COVID-19.

The Centre County Republican is quarantining at home after being diagnosed with a breakthrough case of COVID-19. He hasn't been in the Capitol since Nov. 18, a spokesperson said.

Benninghoff was fully vaccinated earlier in the year and developed mild symptoms before Thanksgiving, a statement said. He got tested, and a spokesperson said he received the positive diagnosis Monday.

Benninghoff said in a statement that he'll continue to follow House Republican Caucus COVID-19 protocols before ending from quarantine and is working from home.

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