ANNOUNCEMENT. Greg Abbott, governor of Texas / EFE
Texas Governor Greg Abbott Tested Positive for COVID-19 after taking a test on Tuesday. Abbott is fully vaccinated and is showing no symptoms of any kind, although he remains isolated at the official residence.
The context: The staff member is receiving monoclonal antibody treatment from Regeneron. Public health authorities have noted that vaccines continue to prove effective in reducing the severity of the virus.
- Abbott had an event in Collin County where he addressed a crowd without wearing a mask, and hours before his diagnosis was announced he had a meeting with guitarist Jimmie Vaughan.
- The governor has received national attention for his refusal to allow local governments and school districts to enforce the use of masks or vaccination certificates.
What do they say? “The Governor has been testing himself on a daily basis, and today was the first positive result,” said Mark Miner, spokesman for the official.
- Miner added that all the people the Governor has been in contact with have been informed of his positive result.
- Governor Abbott is in constant communication with his staff, agency heads and government officials to ensure that state government continues to run smoothly and efficiently. “
Main source of the news: Texas Tribune
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