Sen. Elizabeth Warren says she has tested positive for COVID-19

Posted at 4:39 PM, Dec 19, 2021
and last updated 2021-12-19 17:39:54-05

Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Massachusetts, announced Sunday that she had tested positive for COVID-19.

In a statement posted to Twitter, Warren noted that she was only experiencing "mild" symptoms. She also said she had previously been vaccinated and gotten a booster shot.

"As cases increase across the country, I urge everyone who has not already done so to get the vaccine and the booster as soon as possible - together, we can save lives," Warren tweeted.

Warren's positive test comes as COVID-19 cases are on the rise across the country.