Fox News reports:
North Carolina Republican Sen. Thom Tillis, who is running for re-election, has become the fourth member of the Senate to test positive for COVID-19.
Tillis’ news comes just hours after President Trump and the First Lady made the shocking announcement that they had tested positive for the coronavirus. Fellow members of the SenateRand Paul, of Kentucky, Bill Cassidy, of Louisiana and Mike Lee, of Utah, have also tested positive for COVID-19.
The senator said he was feeling fine and asymptomatic, but will be following doctor recommendations and self-isolating for ten days at his home Huntersville, N.C.
BREAKING — Sen Thom Tillis also tests positive for covid-19, his office says. Tillis is also a member of the Judiciary Committee, was at the White House SCOTUS event Saturday, met with Barrett on Wednesday. pic.twitter.com/FMGFWkOiFA
— Seung Min Kim (@seungminkim) October 3, 2020
Thom Tillis has tested positive for COVID-19. Here he is recently saying that stay-at-home orders are not necessary and spreading the QAnon conspiracy theory that the coronavirus death count is inflated. pic.twitter.com/lQkiDTozqx
— MeidasTouch.com (@MeidasTouch) October 3, 2020