Rep. Maxine Waters Tests Positive for COVID, Says She’s ‘Grateful to Be Fully Vaccinated’

The California Democrat said in her statement that she was vaccinated and had received two boosters.

  • Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA) tested positive for COVID-19 on Wednesday, according to a statement from the congresswoman reported by Fox News
  • The 83-year-old Congresswoman is self-isolating and said that she has not experienced any symptoms.
  • Waters is attributing her experience with coronavirus to her multiple vaccinations, saying that she is thankful to have had a vaccine and two boosters.
  • “Today, I have received a positive test result for COVID. I am currently isolating and have no symptoms. I am following all protocols as recommended by the Office of the Attending Physician and CDC guidance,” Waters said.
  • “I am grateful to be fully vaccinated and to have received two booster shots. Thankfully, I am feeling fine and recommend everyone to get vaccinated if you have not done so already.”
  • Waters has served as representative of California since 1991, representing the 43rd, 29th, and 35th districts, covering much of southern Los Angeles, as well as portions of Gardena, Inglewood, and Torrance.
  • The aging politician increased her prominence during the Trump administration due to her constant insistence that former President Donald Trump was colluding with the Kremlin to undermine the United States.