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UPDATE: State Sen. Tom Barrett donates convalescent plasma after postive Covid-19 Test

Barrett tests positive for COVID-19
Barrett tests positive for COVID-19(WILX)
Published: Aug. 2, 2020 at 7:35 PM EDT
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LANSING, Mich. (WILX) - State Senator Tom Barret announced in a Facebook post Tuesday that he’s donating convalescent plasma.

On Sunday, Aug. 2, State Senator Tom Barrett was notified that he tested positive for COVID-19.

In a statement, that Barrett issued at the time, he said that, “The Michigan Army National Guard implemented a COVID-19 screening policy for all soldiers one week prior to their departure for training events. Despite taking reasonable precautions, I was notified this afternoon that I tested positive during a routine screening on Friday, July 31.”

In the Tuesday Facebook post, Barret said that he never developed any symptoms.

Barrett serves the 24th District, which includes Clinton, Eaton and Shiawassee counties and parts of northeastern Ingham County.

A quick message for my supporters and haters Re: my COVID status.

Posted by Tom Barrett on Tuesday, September 1, 2020

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