Alaska Village. Mike Dunley announced on Wednesday that he had tested positive for COVID-19.
The Republican governor was living in his office, with mild symptoms in his home Said in a statement.
Dunlovey began to isolate himself on Sunday after learning he was in close contact with someone with the virus. He was tested the same day and his results came out negative.
By Tuesday night he was feeling fine. According to Dunley’s office, he tested again on Wednesday morning and the result was positive.
Chief Medical Officer Drs. Anne Zink and the Governor’s attending physician are supervising her.
Meanwhile, Speaker of Alaska House Lewis Stoots also tested positive for the infectious bug.
The committee hearing was canceled for Thursday, and Stoots warned his colleagues not to enter the state capitol unless it was necessary.
With post wires