Abbott tests positive for COVID-19

FROM STAFF REPORTS
Posted 8/17/21

Office of the Governor Communications Director Mark Miner today issued a statement after Governor Greg Abbott tested positive for COVID-19:.

"Governor Greg Abbott today tested positive for the …

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Abbott tests positive for COVID-19

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Office of the Governor Communications Director Mark Miner today issued a statement after Governor Greg Abbott tested positive for COVID-19:.

"Governor Greg Abbott today tested positive for the COVID-19 virus. The Governor has been testing daily, and today was the first positive test result," Miner said.

Abbott is in constant communication with his staff, agency heads, and government officials to ensure that state government continues operation, Miner added. Abbott is isolating in the Governor's Mansion and continues to test daily. He is receiving Regeneron's monoclonal antibody treatment.

"Governor Abbott is fully vaccinated against COVID-19, in good health, and currently experiencing no symptoms. Everyone that the Governor has been in close contact with today has been notified. Texas First Lady Cecilia Abbott tested negative," Miner said.

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