Virginia Sen. Mark Warner tests positive for COVID-19

The senator is vaccinated and boosted, according to his team

FILE - In this April 14, 2021, file photo Sen. Mark Warner, D-Va., listens during a Senate Select Committee on Intelligence hearing about worldwide threats, on Capitol Hill in Washington. Democratic-led congressional committees are vowing to press President Joe Bidens administration on what went wrong as the Taliban swept to power in Afghanistan, leaving scores of Americans and the thousands who helped them over the years in grave danger and supplying insurgents with a massive cache of U.S. weaponry. Warner, chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee, said he would work with other committees to ask tough questions about why we werent better prepared for a worst-case scenario." (Saul Loeb/Pool via AP, File) (Saul Loeb, POOL)

Sen. Mark Warner is now one of the thousands of Virginians who have tested positive for COVID-19.

The senator announced his positive test result on Twitter with a statement made on his behalf, saying Warner has been vaccinated and boosted.

You can read the full statement below:

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