LIVE UPDATES: Georgia Sen. Kelly Loeffler assessments optimistic for coronavirus amid runoff marketing campaign


U.S. Sen. Kelly Loeffler can be quarantining after testing optimistic, adverse and getting inconclusive leads to three separate assessments for COVID-19, the Georgia Republican’s marketing campaign stated Saturday.

Quick Info about Georgia’s Senate runoff

    • Georgia will maintain 2 Senate runoffs on Jan. 5 as a result of no candidates obtained the required majority of votes within the Nov. three election 
    • The runoffs will resolve which celebration controls the Senate 

Loeffler initially examined adverse Friday morning with a rapid-results take a look at earlier than two marketing campaign occasions she held with Vice President Mike Pence.

She additionally took a PCR take a look at Friday, which got here again optimistic later within the day, marketing campaign spokesman Stephen Lawson stated, and a 3rd take a look at Saturday was inconclusive. 

“Senator Loeffler adopted CDC pointers by notifying these with whom she had sustained direct contact whereas she awaits additional take a look at outcomes,” her marketing campaign stated. “She has no signs and she’s going to proceed to comply with CDC pointers by quarantining till retesting is conclusive and an replace can be offered at the moment.”

Loeffler is dealing with a runoff problem from Democrat Raphael Warnock on Jan. 5, whereas her Senate colleague David Perdue, additionally from Georgia, faces Democrat Jon Ossoff on the identical day. The 2 Georgia elections will assist decide management of the Senate within the subsequent Congress.

Observe beneath for updates on the Georgia runoffs. Cell customers click on right here. 

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