Nov. 20 (UPI) — Florida Sen. Rick Scott stated Friday he has examined constructive for COVID-19 and is in quarantine at his house within the southwestern a part of the state.
Scott stated he is been self-isolating since final weekend after studying he’d are available in contact with an individual who additionally examined constructive. Preliminary assessments for Scott after the invention have been damaging.
“After a number of damaging assessments, I realized I used to be constructive for COVID-19,” Scott tweeted. “I am feeling good and experiencing very delicate signs. I will be working from house till it is protected for me to return to [Washington, D.C.]
“I remind everybody to watch out and do the fitting issues to guard yourselves and others.”
Scott, who’s quarantining at his Naples house, is the newest of many Republican politicians to check constructive for the coronavirus illness because the summer season. Iowa Sen. Chuck Grassley additionally examined constructive this week.
A few of the different GOP leaders who’ve picked up the virus embody President Donald Trump, first girl Melania Trump, their son Barron Trump, White Home chief of employees Mark Meadows, get together Chairwoman Ronna McDaniel, White Home press secretary Kayleigh McEnany, aide Hope Hicks, marketing campaign supervisor Invoice Stepien, former adviser Kellyanne Conway, and Sens. Mike Lee, Ron Johnson and Thom Tillis.
After revealing his take a look at, Scott requested People to take correct precautions to restrict the unfold.
“Put on a masks. Socially distance. Quarantine in case you are available in contact with somebody constructive like I did,” Scott tweeted. “We’ll beat this collectively, however all of us have to be accountable.
“I wish to thank all of the unbelievable well being care staff who’re working across the clock to take care of sufferers.”
Scott was governor of Florida between 2011 and 2019.
Andrew Giuliani, son of Trump’s private legal professional Rudy Giuliani, additionally stated Friday he has examined constructive.
The youthful Giuliani has served as a particular assistant to Trump.
“I’m experiencing delicate signs, and am following all acceptable protocols, together with being in quarantine and conducting contact tracing,” he tweeted.