Florida Sen. Rick Scott Tests Positive For Coronavirus
The senator will be working from his home in Naples.
U.S. Senator Rick Scott has tested positive for coronavirus.
The Florida Republican made the announcement on Twitter on Friday morning.
After several negative tests, I learned I was positive for COVID-19 this AM. I’m feeling good & experiencing very mild symptoms. I’ll be working from home until it’s safe for me to return to DC. I remind everyone to be careful & do the right things to protect yourselves & others.— Rick Scott (@SenRickScott) November 20, 2020
The Republican senator went into self quarantine over the weekend after coming in contact with someone who tested positive while he was in Florida.
Scott said a test Tuesday came back positive after earlier tests were negative.
Scott says he is experiencing mild symptoms feels good otherwise.
He is quarantining at his home in Naples and said he will work there until it is safe for him to return to Washington.
In his tweet, he urged people to protect themselves and others.
Information from News Service of Florida was used in this report.