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Lindsey Graham tested positive for COVID, even after being vaccinated

Lindsey Graham COVID positive

Republican U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham announced on Monday that despite being vaccinated, he tested positive for COVID-19, has flu-like symptoms, and will be self-quarantining for 10 days.

“I am very glad I was vaccinated because without vaccination I am certain I would not feel as well as I do now. My symptoms would be far worse,” Graham said on Twitter.

The South Carolina Republican, a key conservative voice in the Senate, said he developed flu-like symptoms on Saturday and sought medical helpĀ on Monday morning. A congressional physician later informed him that he had tested positive.

“I feel like I have a sinus infection and at present time I have mild symptoms,” Graham, a staunch ally of former President Donald Trump, wrote in a pair of tweets. “I will be quarantining for ten days.”

Senator Lindsey Graham began to exhibit symptoms while the Senate was in session over the weekend working on a bipartisan infrastructure bill. It is unclear how many other senators came into close contact with him.


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