Republican Matt Gaetz self-quarantines over exposure fears after wearing a gasmask to mock emergency coronavirus funding
Rep. Matthew Louis Gaetz, II (R-FL) is the son of Donald J. "Don" Gaetz, the former President of the state Senate.

Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) is the fourth Republican to self-quarantine after potential COVID-19 coronavirus exposure while attending the right-wing Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in Washington, DC.


His office announced on Twitter that Gaetz has been tested for coronavirus and is currently self-quarantining. He is also closing his Washington, DC office.

Gaetz joins Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX), Rep. Paul Gosar (R-AZ) and Rep. Doug Collins are also under self-quarantine.

Gaetz had mocked coronavirus by wearing a gas mask:

Over the weekend, one of his constituents died from the virus and a second has tested positive. Gaetz was on Air Force One with Trump hours before his self-quarantine.

Here is his announcement: