Senator Chuck Grassley tests positive for coronavirus
Senator Grassley is 87 years old
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Iowa GOP Sen. Chuck Grassley said Tuesday evening that he's tested positive for the coronavirus, after announcing earlier in the day that he was exposed to the contagion.
“This morning, I learned that I had been exposed to the coronavirus. I received a COVID-19 test and immediately began to quarantine. While I still feel fine, the test came back positive for the coronavirus. I am continuing to follow my doctors’ orders and CDC guidelines," the 87-year-old Grassley said in statement, according to KCCI.com.
"I’ll be keeping up on my work for the people of Iowa from home. I appreciate everyone’s well wishes and prayers, and look forward to resuming my normal schedule when I can. In the meantime, my offices across Iowa and in Washington remain open and ready to serve Iowans,” Grassley said.
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