WASHINGTON (WMBD) — U.S. Senator from Illinois Dick Durbin announced Thursday morning that he tested positive for COVID-19.
“This morning, I tested positive for COVID-19. Thankfully, I am fully vaccinated and double boosted and only experiencing minor symptoms,” said Durbin in a statement. “Consistent with CDC guidelines, I will quarantine and follow advice from my doctor while I continue to work remotely.”
Durbin was scheduled to be in Illinois this weekend to vote on the next chair of the Democratic Party of Illinois.