Rand Paul tests positive for COVID-19, says he is asymptomatic

Rand Paul is an American politician physician and 2016 Presidential Candidate. Birthday 1/7 1963, Photo Date: 11/19/14 / Photo: Gage Skidmore / Facebook / (MGN)
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(WYMT)- According to a post on Rand Paul's Facebook page, the U.S. senator has tested positive for COVID-19.

The post said Paul is asymptomatic and was tested just as a precautionary measure after traveling and attending several events.

Paul said he was not aware of any direct contact with any infected person and expects to be back in the Senate after his quarantine period ends.