Sen. Rick Scott tested positive for COVID-19 and said he is experiencing mild symptoms.
The Florida Republican announced his diagnosis, which followed a series of negative tests, in a statement on Friday morning.
“After several negative tests, I learned I was positive this morning. I am feeling good and experiencing very mild symptoms. I will be working from home in Naples until it is safe for me to return to Washington, D.C. I want to remind everyone to be careful and do the right things to protect yourself and others,” he stated.
The senator also encouraged people to follow the Centers