Val Demings COVID Tampa

Florida Senate Candidate Demings Tests Positive For COVID-19 After Tampa ‘Leadership Blue’ Event

After speaking Saturday at a major Florida Democratic Party event, U.S. Senate candidate Val Demings said Monday she has tested positive for COVID-19.

After speaking Saturday at a major Florida Democratic Party event, U.S. Senate candidate Val Demings said Monday she has tested positive for COVID-19.

“I’ve tested positive for COVID and am currently isolating with mild symptoms,” Demings said in a Twitter post. “Thank you for the many well-wishes, and stay safe.”

Demings, a congresswoman from Orlando, spoke Saturday at the party’s “Leadership Blue” event in Tampa. She is trying to unseat U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., in November.

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