Nine Georgia senators tested positive for COVID-19 during this year’s legislative session held with numerous safety protocols in place. Georgia Senate leaders credited the protocols established before the session started in January with keeping the infection rate of the virus low during their 40 legislative days. The session adjourned last week. Of the 3,907 tests administered to senators, staff and interns on 27 days across 13 weeks, there were about two dozen positive COVID-19 tests — including the nine senators.
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