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Durbin tests positive for COVID

U.S. Senator Dick Durbin
Office of United States Senator Dick Durbin
U.S. Senator Dick Durbin

The Senate's Majority Whip will isolate as he recovers from the virus

Illinois' senior U.S. Senator has tested positive for COVID-19.

In a statement, Senator Dick Durbin says he's experiencing mild symptoms.

The Illinois Democrat says he is fully vaccinated and double-boosted, and will continue to work remotely while he quarantines.

Jennifer Fuller joined Capitol News Illinois in July 2023 as the organization’s broadcast director. She will oversee the launch and operations of CNI’s new broadcast division.

Contact Jennifer Fuller at jfuller@capitolnewsillinois.com