Senator Roger Wicker has tested positive for COVID-19.

On Thursday, the office of Senator Roger R. Wicker released a statement confirming that the senior senator had tested positive for COVID-19. In the statement sent by Communications Director Phillip Waller he said the Senator is in good health and being treated locally.

“Senator Wicker tested positive this morning for the COVID-19 virus after immediately seeking a test due to mild symptoms.  Senator Wicker is fully vaccinated against COVID-19, is in good health, and is being treated by his Tupelo-based physician.  He is isolating, and everyone with whom Senator Wicker has come in close contact recently has been notified.”

**We will add more information as updates become available.**