Sen. Rick Scott 'immediately quarantining' after coming into contact with COVID-positive person

WASHINGTON, DC - AUGUST 06: Senator Rick Scott (R-FL) listens during the hearing in which Chad Wolf, acting Secretary of Homeland Security, appears before the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee on August 6, 2020 in Washington

Senator Rick Scott announced on Twitter on Saturday that he's "immediately quarantining" after coming into contact with someone who tested positive for COVID-19.

Scott said he was tested Saturday morning and the test came back negative for coronavirus.

He said even though he has no symptoms, "out of an abundance of caution, I will be immediately quarantining."