Georgia Rep. Allen quarantining after positive COVID-19 test
Georgia's 12th Congressional representative Rick Allen tested positive for the COVID-19 virus on Wednesday.
"Planned overseas travel required he take a test," said spokesperson Michael Plummer.
Allen was scheduled to travel with a congressional delegation to an undisclosed destination and took a precautionary PCR screening. "He was as surprised as the rest of us," Plummer said.
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Allen's doctor said to avoid commercial travel for five days, and as a result will not be participating in the international trip.
"He is isolating, has no symptoms, and is feeling well," Plummer wrote in a statement.
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