Minnesota Governor Tim Walz Tests Positive For COVID-19

Minnesota Gov Tim Walz announced on December 21 that he, his wife, and son had all tested positive for COVID-19 ahead of year-end holidays.

In a video released on Twitter, Walz said his son exhibited cold symptoms over the weekend, and after an initial negative test, tested positive for COVID-19 on Monday morning. Walz said both he and his wife then tested positive on Monday evening.

“As a dad, I’m super-concerned, obviously, for my family, but everybody’s doing well,” said Walz. The governor added that he was feeling no symptoms and that both he and his wife, Gwen, had received booster shots.

Minnesota reported 7,396 new COVID-19 cases on Tuesday. Credit: Governor Tim Walz via Storyful

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