Sens. King, Wicker say they have breakthrough COVID infections

Maine's Sen. Angus King, an independent who usually votes with Democrats, and Mississippi's Sen. Roger Wicker, a Republican, said in separate statements on Thursday that they had tested positive for COVID-19 despite being fully vaccinated. "While I am not feeling great, I'm definitely feeling much better than I would have without the vaccine," King said, while Wicker's office said he "is in good health." Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina also disclosed a breakthrough infection this month and has since recovered. Market Pulse Stories are Rapid-fire, short news bursts on stocks and markets as they move. Visit MarketWatch.com for more information on this news.

Sens. King, Wicker say they have breakthrough COVID infections
Maine's Sen. Angus King, an independent who usually votes with Democrats, and Mississippi's Sen. Roger Wicker, a Republican, said in separate statements on Thursday that they had tested positive for COVID-19 despite being fully vaccinated. "While I am not feeling great, I'm definitely feeling much better than I would have without the vaccine," King said, while Wicker's office said he "is in good health." Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina also disclosed a breakthrough infection this month and has since recovered. Market Pulse Stories are Rapid-fire, short news bursts on stocks and markets as they move. Visit MarketWatch.com for more information on this news.