Wicker tests positive for COVID-19

Mississippi U.S. Sen. Roger Wicker has tested positive for COVID-19, his office announced this (Thursday) morning. 

Communications Director Phillip Waller issued a statement after the Senator’s positive test.  

“Senator Wicker tested positive this morning for the COVID-19 virus after immediately seeking a test due to mild symptoms,” Waller said. “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.”

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