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Sen. Rick Scott in quarantine after coming in contact with someone who tested positive for COVID-19

Scott says he's tested negative but will quarantine 'out of an abundance of caution'
Sen. Rick Scott in October 2020
Posted at 3:42 PM, Nov 14, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-14 16:40:50-05

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., will quarantine after coming into contact with someone who tested positive for COVID-19.

He was tested Saturday morning and the result was negative.

Scott announced Saturday afternoon on Twitter that he didn't have any symptoms but would be quarantining "out of an abundance of caution."