By CBSLA Staff

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — Los Angeles County Supervisor Kathryn Barger announced she tested positive for COVID-19 through Twitter Tuesday night.

“Today I tested positive for COVID-19,” she tweeted. “Feels like a cold, but each person’s experience is different. Time to walk the talk – I’m isolating, getting rest and keeping my loved ones at a distance.”

The region is still in the midst of the most recent winter surge, as officials report 21,790 new COVID-19 cases and 24 new deaths on Tuesday.

According to the L.A. County Department of Public Health, hospitalizations have increased to 1,994.