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Sen. Rob Portman tests positive For COVID-19

Sen. Rob Portman on Capitol Hill in Washington on Tuesday, June 9, 2020. [Caroline Brehman / CQ Roll Call / Pool via AP file photo]
Sen. Rob Portman pulls off a mask on Capitol Hill in Washington on Tuesday, June 9, 2020

Updated: 11:37 a.m., Tuesday, Jan. 4, 2022

U.S. Senator Rob Portman said on Tuesday he has tested positive for COVID-19.

A statement emailed this morning said the Republican took an at-home test before returning to Washington D.C. Portman said he's asymptomatic and feeling fine.

He plans to work remotely this week before returning to the nation's capital.

Portman, who announced last year he would not run for reelection this year, participated in a clinical trial for the Johnson & Johnson vaccine starting in November 2020.

According to a statement from his office, Portman is fully vaccinated and has received a booster shot.

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