Liberal MP Kamal Khera, who was working as nurse, tests positive for COVID-19

Liberal MP Kamal Khera announced Wednesday that she has tested positive for COVID-19.

The member for Brampton-West, who is also a registered nurse, said she began experiencing flu-like symptoms Saturday night and immediately self-isolated. She found out she was COVID-19 positive on Tuesday.

In a statement shared on Twitter, Khera said she is still experiencing symptoms, but is in “good spirits.”

“I know that many Canadians are in worst circumstances,” she wrote.

Khera added that her offices remain open in her riding.

This is a breaking news story and will be updated.

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