As we told you earlier, GOP Rep. Louie Gohmert has tested positive for COVID-19.

Comments from Democrat Rep. Steny Hoyer apparently sparked a spate of alarmed tweets from the media that had to be reeled back in:

The original tweets from the media gained plenty of traction before being withdrawn.

Gohmert also weighed in:

This story was yet another example of how somebody “misspeaking” to the media can spread misinformation in record time. And speaking of misinformation…

Over and over and over again.