Two NY Assembly Members Diagnosed With Virus

Newsday reports:

Two members of the New York State Assembly have been diagnosed with the coronavirus, the chamber’s speaker tweeted Saturday night.

They are Helene Weinstein and Charles Barron, according to the speaker, Carl E. Heastie, who tweeted the news. Both are Brooklyn Democrats. Neither assembly member could be immediately reached for comment, but Heastie has been in contact with them, the tweet said.

Weinstein and Barron had not been in Albany since early March, Heastie’s tweet said. Barron is married to a city councilwoman, Inez Barron.