Governor Abbott Self-Quarantines After Testing Positive For COVID
Governor Greg Abbott has tested positive for COVID-19 and is in self-quarantine in the Governor's Mansion for the next week or so. All reports so far have the governor not feeling any symptoms at this time. The Governor also stated in the video below his wife, Texas First Lady Cecilia Abbott, has tested negative for the virus. Office of the Governor Communications Director Mark Miner issued a statement yesterday:
"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. Governor Abbott is in constant communication with his staff, agency heads, and government officials to ensure that state government continues to operate smoothly and efficiently. The Governor will isolate in the Governor's Mansion and continue to test daily. Governor Abbott 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."