“After exhibiting mild symptoms on Sunday and out of an abundance of caution, Governor Greg Gianforte today was tested for COVID-19 and received a positive result,” the Republican governor’s workplace introduced in an announcement late Monday.
Gianforte’s spouse Susan has proven no signs and is awaiting her check outcomes.
The CCP (Chinese Communist Party) virus from Wuhan, China, causes the illness COVID-19. Symptoms seem about 2-14 days after publicity to the virus and embody fever or chills, cough, problem respiration, fatigue and physique aches, complications, and extra, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Gianforte will probably be isolating for 10 days, following his physician’s directions. He has canceled all in-person occasions and will probably be working from his dwelling in Bozeman right now.
“As a precautionary measure, the governor’s staff will be tested early Tuesday morning,” Gianforte’s workplace introduced. “The governor and his staff have been tested regularly since he was sworn into office January.”
Gianforte beforehand obtained a vaccine for the CCP virus at the start of the month. In a Twitter post, he introduced that he had obtained a vaccine shot at a neighborhood Walgreens pharmacy and stated that the method was “quick, easy, and painless.” Gianforte additionally stated that the vaccine is “safe, effective, and accessible to all Montanans 16 and older.”
Under emergency use authorizations, these 16 years outdated or above are licensed to obtain the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine, in keeping with the CDC.
The Moderna and Johnson & Johnson vaccines are licensed for emergency use for these aged 18 or over.
Several different state governors have beforehand examined optimistic for the CCP virus, together with Alaska Gov. Michael Dunleavy and South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster, who’re Republicans, and Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam and Colorado Gov. Jared Polis, who’re Democrats.
From The Epoch Times