In this July 13, 2022, file photo, U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, speaks during a Senate Appropriations subcommittee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington. Credit: Mariam Zuhaib / AP

JUNEAU, Alaska — Alaska U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski said Monday that she recently tested positive for COVID-19.

She made the announcement on the social media.

In the brief statement, the Republican said she recently tested positive after experiencing flu-like symptoms.

“I will be following guidance and advice from doctors and will be quarantining at home in Alaska while continuing my work remotely,” the statement said.

Murkowski is Alaska’s senior U.S. senator. She is seeking reelection this year.