Georgia Republican senator David Perdue is in quarantine just days before the state’s Senate runoff elections after announcing he was exposed to a coronavirus case.
- The senator was a close contact of staff worker who contracted COVID-19
- He is contesting the Georgia Senate runoffs next Thursday
- US President Donald Trump has returned to Washington early amid tension with Congress
Both Mr Perdue and fellow Republican senator Kelly Loeffler are contesting the high-stakes runoffs on Thursday.