FLORIDA — Sen. Rick Scott (R-Fla.) announced Friday morning that he has tested positive for COVID-19.
Scott reportedly came into contact with someone who tested positive for the virus after returning to Florida last Friday and has been quarantining at his home in Naples since then.
He took several rapid tests earlier in the week that came back negative, but a PCR test he took Tuesday came back positive Friday, according to a news release.
Scott said he is “feeling good and experiencing very mild symptoms.” He will work from his home until it is safe to return to Washington, D.C.
He also reminded everyone to wear a mask and social distance.
Read his statement below:
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