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Senator Tom Carper, D-Del. has tested positive for COVID-19.

According to his office, Carper will not travel to Egypt for the U.N. Climate Change Conference as he has planned. Instead, Carper plans to isolate and quarantine, in accordance with public health guidelines.

Carper is chairman of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee.

Carper, in a statement, said he is thankful to be fully vaccinated and double-boosted, and looks forward to getting back to work as soon as it is safe to do so.

On the morning before his planned travel to Egypt for the 2022 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP27), Senator Tom Carper (D-Del.) tested positive for COVID-19. As a result, Senator Carper will no longer attend COP27, and will instead isolate and quarantine in accordance with public health guidelines. The Senator is thankful to be fully vaccinated and double boosted and looks forward to getting back to work as soon as it is safe for him to do so.

Mark is a veteran broadcast-journalist in Delaware.  Mark, a Claymont native, is a former President of the Delaware Press Association and      Chesapeake AP Broadcasters Association.