Sen. Rick Scott in quarantine after exposure Friday night

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Sen. Rick Scott
Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)

Senator Rick Scott said he will be in quarantine after coming into contact with a COVID-19 positive person Friday night. He added that he tested negative for the coronavirus Saturday and has no symptoms.

Scott said in a statement on Twitter:

“After arriving in Florida last night, I came into contact with someone who subsequently tested positive for COVID.

“I was tested this morning and the result was negative. I have no symptoms, but out of an abundance of caution, I will be immediately quarantining”

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