Republican Sen. Mike Lee Tests Positive For Coronavirus


Republican Utah Sen. Mike Lee said Friday he has tested positive for coronavirus.

Lee announced his test for coronavirus had come back positive in a tweet Friday. Lee was at the White House Saturday for Trump’s announcement of his Supreme Court pick and met with Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett on Tuesday. Lee said he will now be working from home and isolating for 10 days.

Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT) speaks to the press after receiving a briefing from U.S. Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis and U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on developments in Saudi Arabia on Capitol Hill on November 28, 2018 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Zach Gibson/Getty Images)

First lady Melania Trump also tested positive for coronavirus early Friday morning. Trump said that he and Melania had already started the “quarantine process” in a tweet.

White House physician Sean Conley said both Trump and Melania are “doing well” and will quarantine at the White House for the time being.

(This story is developing. More information will be added as it becomes available.)