Rhode Island senator tests positive for COVID-19
Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.) on Thursday announced he has tested positive for COVID-19.
“I tested positive for Covid this morning after experiencing some mild symptoms. I’m feeling good and grateful to be fully vaccinated and boosted. Will be working from home over the holiday week and already looking forward to next year’s Bristol 4th of July parade,” he tweeted.
COVID-19 cases remain higher than earlier in this spring, though much lower than the hundreds of thousands of cases seen during the winter.
Meanwhile, Congress remains unable to overcome an impasse on passing new...