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.
“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. “
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 Tuesdayhe also had a landmark case, and earlier this month Sen. Lindsey Graham said he the virus.
The United States Senate is currently on summer recess, which began after the passage of theLast week.