Senators Hickenlooper, King and Wicker test positive in ‘groundbreaking’ COVID-19 cases – .

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Senators Hickenlooper, King and Wicker test positive in ‘groundbreaking’ COVID-19 cases – .


Three US Senators – John Hickenlooper, Angus King and Roger Wicker – announced Thursday that they had all tested positive for the coronavirus. The three senators were vaccinated and knows a “revolutionary” case of COVID-19.
Hickenlooper, a Democrat from Colorado, announced his positive result on Twitter. “I tested positive for a groundbreaking case of COVID-19,” he wrote. “I feel good, but I will isolate the instructions according to the documents. I am grateful to the vaccine (and the scientists behind it!) For limiting my symptoms. too much! “

Earlier Thursday, King, an independent from Maine, and Wicker, a Republican from Mississippi, also said they were aware of revolutionary cases of COVID-19[feminine[feminine.

“Despite the precautions taken and receiving the vaccine, this morning I tested positive for COVID-19,” King said tweeted. “Although I don’t feel well, I certainly feel a lot better than I would have been without the vaccine. “

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Senators John Hickenlooper, Angus King and Roger Wicker
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Wicker’s office announced his diagnosis on its official website. “Senator Wicker tested positive this morning for the COVID-19 virus after immediately requesting a test due to mild symptoms,” the statement said. “Senator Wicker is fully vaccinated against COVID-19, is in good health and is being treated by his doctor based in Tupelo. He is isolated and everyone with whom Senator Wicker has come in close contact recently has been made aware. “

The three senators are the last high-profile lawmakers to test positive for the virus after receiving the vaccine. Texas Governor Greg Abbott on Tuesday announcement he also had a landmark case, and earlier this month Sen. Lindsey Graham said he contracted the virus.

The United States Senate is currently on summer recess, which began after the passage of the A trillion dollar infrastructure bill Last week.



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