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The statement shared with Hill said that the Republican governor is experiencing “mild symptoms” and will be isolated for 10 days. Gianforte’s office did not immediately confirm the governor’s symptoms.
His wife Susan Gianforte is waiting for the test results and has no symptoms.
The statement said that the governor “has notified all individuals who may have close contact with him.” His staff will be tested for COVID-19 on Tuesday morning.
Gianforte received the first dose of his COVID-19 vaccine last week. He shared a video on social media that was vaccinated at the Walgreens in the state.
The COVID-19 vaccine is safe and effective and can be used by all Montanans aged 16 and over.
Thank you @Walgreens for the excellent staff for making my first shot yesterday quick, easy and painless! pic.twitter.com/SZM2CdlikF
—Governor Greg Gianforte (@GovGianforte) April 2, 2021
Gianforte is not the first governor to test positive for COVID-19. Governor of Alaska Michael Dunleavy (R), Governor of South Carolina Henry McMaster (R) and Governor of Virginia Ralph Northam (R) all tested positive for the coronavirus, in addition to several others. Governor.
The governor of Montana cancelled the state’s mask mission last month after he said that the state has made progress in vaccinating the most vulnerable people against COVID-19.
He announced the news at the signing ceremony of the law, which protects businesses, healthcare providers, churches and non-profit organizations from lawsuits related to the coronavirus.
Montana reports at least 105,142 COVID-19 cases and 1,466 deaths