Sen. Mitt Romney tests positive for COVID-19

The senator and his wife, Ann, are fully vaccinated and boosted against the virus, his office said Friday.

(Amanda Andrade-Rhoades | AP) Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., left, speaks to Sen. Mitt Romney, R-Utah, at the Capitol in Washington, Thursday, Jan. 13, 2022.

Sen. Mitt Romney has tested positive for COVID-19 on Friday, his office said Friday afternoon.

The freshman senator from Utah was asymptomatic on Friday, according to a news release from Romney’s senate office. He would be working remotely while in isolation, they added.

Romney’s wife, Ann, tested negative.

The senator and Ann are fully vaccinated and boosted against COVID-19, according to the statement.

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