Governor McKee Tests Positive For Covid19

Word from the Rhode Island Governor’s Office say he has tested positive for Covid 19 and is in isolation. His spokesman Matt Sheaff says the Governor is only experiencing minor symptoms.

“"Late yesterday evening, Governor McKee tested positive for COVID-19. He only has minor symptoms because he is vaccinated and twice boosted. After speaking with his doctor, the Governor has begun taking the antiviral medication Paxlovid and is isolating for 5 days. During this time he will be working remotely. The Governor is in good spirits and is grateful for the support of his family and staff. He looks forward to getting back to work in person, meeting with constituents and keeping Rhode Island's economic momentum going."

The Governor’s team is reaching out doing the necessary contact tracing.

(Photo Credit: Rhode Island Governor's Office)

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