United States Senator of Kentucky “Rand Paul” tested positive for COVID-19. This is the first case of novel coronavirus COVID-19 in the Senate and raising fears of virus spread among Republicans at the capitol.
On Sunday, Rand Paul make himself quarantine after found himself positive with COVID-19. Paul said, he has not had symptoms and tested out of abundance of caution, because of his too much travel and events schedules. Paul added, he was not aware of interaction with any infected corona virus patient.
Paul also announce led Utah’s two GOP senators — Mike Lee and Mitt Romney — to keep themselves into quarantine, stepping away from negotiations. The Senate worked on a $1.4 trillion economic rescue package for the coronavirus crisis.
Paul’s Officials Said
Rand Paul’s officials reply to criticism on Twitter, “We want to be clear, Senator Rand Paul leave the Senate IMMEDIATELY by the time he knows his COVID-19 positive result. He immediately keep himself into quarantine. Insinuations … that he went to the gym after learning of his results are just completely false & irresponsible!’‘
Officials didn’t comment about, when Paul get tested for COVID-19
President Donald Trump
President Donald Trump called Paul “a great friend” and said he’s “always there when we needed him.’‘
Paul’s diagnosis came after two House members, Reps. Mario Diaz Balart, R-Fla., and Ben McAdams, D-Utah, tested positive for the virus. Trump said the positive test results showed the virus was “hitting quite close to home. It’s a terrible thing that’s going on.’‘
Paul and other lawmakers “are going to be fine,’‘ Trump said. ”I hope they’ll be fine.’‘
According to WHO
According to World Health Organization – WHO, majority of infected count of people recover from corona virus. People with less illness get recover in about 2 weeks of timespan. Where people with high illness took 6 weeks of time to recover.
Megan Davies is a reporter for White Pine Tribune. After graduating from the University of Toronto, Megan got an internship at the CBC News and worked as a reporter and editor. Megan has also worked as a reporter for Global Toronto. Megan covers economy and community events for White Pine Tribune.