Sen. Lindsey Graham tests positive for COVID-19


Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., speaks to reporters during a news conference at the Capitol, Thursday, Jan. 7, 2021, in Washington. Graham said Thursday that the president must accept his own role in the violence that occurred at the U.S. Capitol. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

WASHINGTON (WSPA) – South Carolina Senator Lindsey Graham announced Monday that he tested positive for COVID-19.

Graham said in a statement that he began having flu-like symptoms Saturday night and went to the House physician Monday morning.

“I feel like I have a sinus infection and at present time I have mild symptoms,” said Sen. Graham.

Graham said he will quarantine 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,” Graham added. “My symptoms would be far worse.”

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