Florida Senate President Wilton Simpson and Florida Department of Law Enforcement Commissioner Rick Swearingen also accompanied DeSantis on that trip. The attorney general has been part of Gov. Ron DeSantis’ travel parties recently, including a trip to Texas this past weekend to tour that state’s border with Mexico. She also met with Texas Gov. Greg Abbott on that trip. Spectrum News has reached out to the Governor’s Office to see whether he has been tested for COVID or expects to take a test but has not yet received a response.
— AG Ashley Moody (@AGAshleyMoody) July 21, 2021 I received a COVID-19 vaccine earlier this year and today tested positive for the virus. Thankfully, I am only experiencing mild symptoms and my family is in good health. As I continue to self-quarantine, I want to encourage Floridians to be vigilant about their health.
Moody said she already had been vaccinated and is only experiencing mild symptoms. Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody says she has COVID-19
Moody says she has mild symptoms and her family is healthy
She had traveled to Texas with the governor and others last weekend
Moody said she had received a vaccination earlier this year
According to the CDC: 159 million Americans have been vaccinated.
Of those, 5,492 cases of COVID resulted in hospitalization or death Data from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows Florida is seeing 106% more COVID cases this week compared to last week.
The news comes as John Hopkins University announced Wednesday that COVID cases are spiking across the United States, with the seven-day rolling average for daily new cases climbing over the past two weeks to more than 37,000. In her tweet, Moody encouraged Floridians to be “vigilant about their health.”
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