Scott tests positive for Covid-19
November 20, 2020 - Sen. Rick Scott (R-Florida) said he has tested positive for Covid-19. Scott came into contact with someone after returning to Florida on Friday, Nov. 13, who subsequently tested positive, according to his office. Scott has been quarantining at his home in Naples since then. He took multiple negative rapid tests earlier in the week, but a PCR test he took Tuesday came back positive Friday morning, Nov. 20. Scott issued a statement, saying he is feeling good and experiencing very mild symptoms. He said he would work from home in Naples until it is safe to return to Washington, D.C. He also encouraged Floridians to listen to public health officials and follow their guidance.