Alaska Governor Tests Positive for COVID-19
Alaska Gov. Mike Dunleavy (R) has tested positive for COVID-19, its office announced on Wednesday.
Dunleavy’s office said in a statement that it originally tested negative on Sunday after being identified as a close contact from someone who tested positive that morning. He started quarantine to reduce potential exposure to others.
The governor was comfortable until Tuesday evening and was retested Wednesday morning. This test was positive, the statement said.
Dunleavy’s office said there are currently no known close contacts with the governor as he was in quarantine during his infection period. Anne Zinke, chief medical officer of the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services, and the governor’s attending physician are monitoring him.
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