Portland’s ABC News affiliate reports:
Maine Sen. Susan Collins has tested positive for COVID-19. The senator’s office issued a statement on her positive test result Thursday evening. According to the statement, Collins is experiencing mild symptoms and will isolate and work remotely in accordance with Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines.
Collins attended the confirmation vote of Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to the Supreme Court on the Senate floor Thursday afternoon. Collins, who wore a KN-95 face mask during the vote, was one of only a handful of lawmakers seen in the chamber wearing a protective face covering.
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The number of new COVID cases keeps going up in Congress. Speaker Pelosi earlier today. Now Sen. Susan Collins R-ME and Rep. Angie Craig D-MN. That’s 10 this week just in the House and Senate.
— Jamie Dupree (@jamiedupree) April 7, 2022