Alaska Gov. Mike Dunleavy has examined optimistic for COVID-19 and has gentle signs, his workplace introduced Wednesday.
Dunleavy, a 59-year-old Republican, is at present at dwelling within the Wasilla space, north of Anchorage.
On Sunday, Dunleavy was recognized as a detailed contact of somebody who examined optimistic for COVID-19. He felt properly and examined damaging however went into quarantine to scale back attainable publicity to others.
Dunleavy felt properly till Tuesday night time, the assertion stated. A second take a look at Wednesday morning confirmed he examined optimistic for the virus.
As a result of Dunleavy was in quarantine throughout his infectious interval, his workplace says at present there are not any recognized shut contacts.
The state’s chief medical officer, Dr. Anne Zink, and Dunleavy’s private doctor are monitoring the governor and can “present the general public with updates as wanted,” the discharge stated.