Congressman Troy Carter Tests Positive for COVID-19

Published 9:51 am Wednesday, January 19, 2022

WASHINGTON, D.C.  – Today, Congressman Troy A. Carter Sr. of Louisiana’s Second Congressional District tested positive for COVID-19 and shared the following statement:



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“This morning, I tested positive for COVID-19 and am experiencing cold-like symptoms.


I am so thankful to be fully vaccinated and have received my booster shot, measures which are highly protective against more severe symptoms and illness.


I will isolate while recovering and will continue to follow the guidance of the House Attending Physician. Throughout my isolation I will continue to work remotely on behalf of my constituents of southeast Louisiana.


My sincere thanks to all of the healthcare workers who have been working tirelessly throughout this public health crisis to protect all of us.