A United States Senator, Ron Johnson was left in shock as results from a COVID-19 test showed he had contracted the virus.
Senator Johnson while speaking with reporters earlier today said he received a “precautionary” COVID-19 test before the Republican Party of Ozaukee County’s Oktoberfest dinner in Mequon on Friday. On the drive home, Johnson was informed that he had tested positive.
Johnson said he doesn’t know for sure where he contracted the virus from, although his physicians belief he got it from his chief of staff.
“I still haven’t developed any symptoms,” Johnson said. “I feel fine. I feel completely normal.”
Johnson further said he didn’t self-isolate because he felt that wasn’t necessary as he “doesn’t have any symptoms of the virus at all”
“This was strictly a precautionary test, as I have done multiple times over the last few weeks — going to the White House, going to the Oval Office, being in Air Force One,” Johnson said. “This is the exact same thing. I’ve never quarantined after a test, there’s no reason to do so, because I’m not sick. I have no symptoms.
“I certainly did not anticipate testing positive so there was no reason to quarantine.” He added.