Sens. Roger Wicker (R-Miss.), Angus King (I-Maine) and John Hickenlooper (D-Colo.) announced Thursday that they have tested positive for the coronavirus, becoming the latest members of the Senate to announce breakthrough infections in recent weeks.
Earlier this month, Sen. Lindsey O. Graham (R-S.C.) said he had tested positive for the virus. All four senators have been vaccinated.In a statement, Wicker’s communications director, Phillip Waller, said the senator tested positive Thursday morning “after immediately seeking a test due to mild symptoms.”
“Senator Wicker is fully vaccinated against covid-19, is in good health, and is being treated by his Tupelo-based physician,” Waller said. “He is isolating, and everyone with whom Senator Wicker has come in close contact recently has been notified.”
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