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Sen. Rand Paul tests positive for virus, forcing quarantines

 

March 23, 2020

Jacquelyn Martin – Associated Press

Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Jan. 30, 2020, during the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump on charges of abuse of power and obstruction of Congress.

WASHINGTON - Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky has tested positive for the novel coronavirus, becoming the first case of COVID-19 in the Senate and raising fears about the further transmission of the virus among Republicans at the Capitol.

Paul, an eye surgeon, went into quarantine Sunday after learning his results. He said he has not had symptoms and was tested out of an abundance of caution due to his extensive travel and events. He said he was not aware of any direct contact with any infected person.

http://www.startribune.com/rand-paul-is-1st-senator-to-report-positive-test-for-virus/569009922/

 

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