Gov. Mike Dunleavy has tested positive for COVID-19 and has mild symptoms, his office said Wednesday.
Dunleavy’s office previously said he had come in close contact with a COVID-positive person on Saturday and would quarantine at home as a precaution.
“Because the governor has been in quarantine during his infectious period, there are no known close contacts at this time,” the governor’s office said in a statement Wednesday.
Dunleavy tested negative for COVID on Sunday but began feeling unwell Tuesday night, his office said. He took another test Wednesday morning and it was positive, his office said.
Alaska’s chief medical officer, Dr. Anne Zink, and the governor’s attending physician are monitoring him and will provide updates as needed, the governor’s…