Senator Dick Durbin tests positive for COVID

 Dick Durbin
Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL) speaks during a news conference to announce a joint resolution to affirm the ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment on Capitol Hill on January 31, 2023 in Washington, DC. Photo credit Drew Angerer/Getty Images

(WBBM NEWSRADIO) - U.S. Illinois Senator Dick Durbin has tested positive for COVID-19.

The 78-year-old tweeted the news Sunday afternoon.

Durbin, who has served the Senate since 1997, previously tested positive for the virus last summer.

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