California state capital closed after assemblymember, four others test positive for COVID-19

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Posted at 6:00 PM, Jul 06, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-06 21:00:00-04

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — The state capitol in Sacramento announced it has closed after Assemblywoman Autumn Burke from Marina del Rey and four others who work in the building tested positive for the coronavirus.

Local Assemblyman Rudy Salas responding Monday night saying: "I do not serve on any committees with Assemblywoman Burke. I have and will continue to be tested regularly for COVID-19 out of an abundance of caution and respect for those around me."

The state capitol will be closed until early next week. State officials said the California assembly session, for now, is postponed indefinitely.