GOP Congressman Rodney Davis tests positive for COVID-19

Rep. Rodney Davis- Photo House.gov

TAYLORVILLE, Ill. (AP) — Illinois Republican Congressman Rodney Davis says he has tested positive for COVID-19. In a statement, Davis said he has taken his temperature twice daily since the start of the pandemic. He says his temperature was slightly elevated Wednesday and both he and his wife tested for the virus, with his coming back positive. Davis says other than a higher-than-normal temperature, he is showing no other symptoms and is feeling fine. He says he is postponing planned public events and will quarantine himself until he tests negative. The 50-year-old Davis of Taylorville represents the 13th Congressional District in central and southwestern Illinois.