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Sen. Kathleen Passidomo tests positive for COVID-19, has 'mild, cold-like symptoms'

Thaddeus Mast
Naples Daily News
Sen. Kathleen Passidomo.

Sen. Kathleen Passidomo has tested positive for COVID-19 and will stay at home during the first week of committee meetings in Tallahassee.

The Naples senator stated she has "mild, cold-like symptoms" in a tweet on Sunday. 

"I do not anticipate my illness to stand in the way of the important work planned for this week," Passidomo stated.

She will call in to her various briefings and hearings, she stated.

Passidomo took a COVID-19 test on Thursday in anticipation for a week of meetings in Tallahassee. She will stay home "in accordance with Florida Senate protocols."

Thaddeus Mast is a south Lee County reporter for the Naples Daily News and The Banner. Support his work by subscribing to our local news organization. Find him on Twitter as @thaddeusmast.

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