它的. Rick Scott tests positive for coronavirus: ‘Wear a mask. Social distance

它的. Rick Scott tests positive for coronavirus: 'Wear a mask. Social distance'

共和党人 Florida Sen. 里克·斯科特 tested positive for COVID-19 on Friday.

The lawmaker, who came in contact with an infected person after returning from Washington, 直流电, to Florida on Nov. 13, had taken several negative tests before one that returned positive results on Friday, according to his office.

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I am feeling good and experiencing very mild symptoms,” Scott said in a statement. “I want to remind everyone to be careful and do the right things to protect themselves and others. Wear a mask. Social distance. Quarantine if you come in contact with someone positive like I did.

它的. 里克·斯科特, R-Fla. (汤姆·威廉姆斯/通过AP进行游泳池)

它的. 里克·斯科特, R-Fla. (汤姆·威廉姆斯/通过AP进行游泳池)

He urged his constituents to follow the guidance of public health officials for Thanksgiving celebrations next week.

We will beat this together, but we all have to be responsible,” Scott said. “I want to thank all the incredible healthcare workers who are working around the clock to care for patients and I pray that by next Thanksgiving, COVID-19 will be a thing of the past.

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Scott is in quarantine at his home in Naples, 弗拉, until he can return to the Capitol.

至今, seven senators including Scottall Republicanshave tested positive for COVID-19. 另外, 28 members of the House have tested positive, 包含 19 共和党人和 9 民主党人, and one incoming Republican representative, Ashley Hinson of Iowa.

Republican Iowa Sen. Chuck Grassley tested positive 在星期三. 在 87 岁, Grassley is the oldest member of Congress to contract the virus.

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