Senators Cory Booker and Elizabeth Warren have tested positive for the dreaded COVID-19 in breakthrough cases- which was announced on Sunday. Warren tweeted that she regularly follows through on PCR tests, and while she had tested negative at the beginning of the week, she tested positive now in a breakthrough case.
But fortunately, her symptoms were pretty mild and she was quite grateful for the protection that she received from being vaccinated and boosted- which definitely prevented the onset of other diseases.
Elizabeth Warren Thanks for Being Vaccinated
Along with Elizabeth Warren, Cory Booker tweeted that it was definitely quite shocking news for him that he had tested positive for COVID-19 after he felt the first wave of the symptoms on Saturday. He also confirmed that his symptoms were comparatively mild and similar to Warren, he was thankful to have been vaccinated- else his situation could have been extremely bad.
The senators, heralding from New Jersey and Massachusetts, have been extremely vocal about the advantage and the propagation of the COVID-19 vaccine in Washington- especially with Warren losing her older brother back in 2020.
Elizabeth Warren and Cory Booker join John Hickenlooper and Lindsay Graham as the other Democrat senators who have tested positive for the virus, despite being completely vaccinated. The positive tests for Booker and Warren come amidst a rise of COVID-19 cases across the country with Dr. Anthony Fauci, the leading expert in the country on infectious diseases, stating that the omicron variant has a rather extraordinary capability of spreading.
Along with infecting Elizabeth Warren, Cory Booker, and others, Omicron has been identified in close to 43 states in the country, and 89 countries, according to the WHO.