WASHINGTON — U.S. Sen. Rick Scott (R-FL) has examined constructive for COVID-19.
His workplace stated he got here into contact with somebody who was contaminated after returning to Florida on Nov. 13. Since then, Sen. Scott has been quarantining at his Naples residence.
In keeping with a spokesperson, the senator took a number of speedy assessments earlier this week. Whereas these got here again adverse, a PCR check taken Tuesday got here again constructive Friday morning.
Sen. Scott launched the next assertion:
“After a number of adverse assessments, I discovered I used to be constructive this morning. I’m feeling good and experiencing very gentle signs. I shall be working from residence in Naples till it’s protected for me to return to Washington, D.C. I wish to remind everybody to watch out and do the fitting issues to guard yourselves and others. Put on a masks. Social distance. Quarantine in the event you are available in contact with somebody constructive like I did. As we strategy Thanksgiving, we all know this vacation shall be completely different this yr. However, take heed to public well being officers and comply with their steering. We are going to beat this collectively, however all of us must be accountable. I wish to thank all of the unimaginable well being care staff who’re working across the clock to take care of sufferers and I pray that by subsequent Thanksgiving, COVID-19 shall be a factor of the previous.”
After a number of adverse assessments, I discovered I used to be constructive for COVID-19 this AM. I’m feeling good & experiencing very gentle signs. I’ll be working from residence till it’s protected for me to return to DC. I remind everybody to watch out & do the fitting issues to guard yourselves & others.
— Rick Scott (@SenRickScott) November 20, 2020