Senator Roger Wicker tests positive for COVID-19

The senior senator from Mississippi tested positive for the virus Thursday morning.

U.S. Sen. Roger Wicker, R-Miss., has tested positive for COVID-19, his office confirmed Thursday morning.

Wicker’s communications director Phillip Waller issued the following statement:

“Senator Wicker tested positive this morning for the COVID-19 virus 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. He is isolating, and everyone with whom Senator Wicker has come in close contact recently has been notified.”

Wicker is currently in Tupelo.

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