Biloxi’s ABC News affiliate reports:
Senator Roger Wicker has tested positive for COVID-19, according to his office. Wicker, 70, tested positive for the virus Thursday morning after experiencing mild symptoms, according to his communications director Phillip Waller.
The senator is fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and is in good health. Wicker is being treated by his Tupelo-based physician and is currently isolating, said Waller. He’s the second known fully-vaccinated U.S. senator to test positive for the virus.
— WDAM 7 (@wdam) August 19, 2021
Roger Wicker, July: Covid’s over, let’s stop wearing masks
Roger Wicker, August: I caught the covid. pic.twitter.com/coUEpeDinf
— Machine Gun Karsty (@jameskarst) August 19, 2021
What is it about those on the political/religious right, the pandemic and wearing masks to protect oneself and others? Even Senator Roger Wicker won’t wear a mask when required on a Delta flight. Note the picture in attached article. https://t.co/hEMW4OYH40
— John Hawkins LPC (@lpc_john) October 13, 2020
Just last month, fully-vaccinated GOP Sen. Roger Wicker of Mississippi CONDEMNED the CDC for recommending that vaccinated people still wear masks.
Now he has COVID.
— Jake Lobin (@JakeLobin) August 19, 2021