Michigan Gov. Whitmer: 'This evening, I tested positive for Covid-19'

August 08, 2022, 11:02 PM by  Allan Lengel

Gov. Whitmer (file photo)

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer said Monday night that she's tested postive for Covid.

“Thankfully, I am only experiencing mild symptoms after being fully vaccinated and twice boosted," she said in a statement issued via email.

“After speaking with a state doctor, I will follow the proper guidance and protocols, while maintaining a remote schedule to continue getting things done for the people of Michigan. I last tested for Covid this afternoon, when I tested negative. Following standard protocol, all of my close contacts from today will be informed."

She concluded by saying:

“I encourage my fellow Michiganders to get vaccinated and boosted.”

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