LANSING, Mich. — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s husband has tested positive for COVID-19, according to the governor’s office.
In a statement from Press Secretary Bobby Leddy, we’re told Governor Whitmer has since taken a rapid test that came back with a negative result. Leddy says the governor will continue to isolate herself in a separate section of the house while she awaits the results of a lab test.
Governor Whitmer is not currently experiencing COVID-19 symptoms, Leddy adds.
We’re told contact tracing efforts are underway.
Leddy says Governor Whitmer and her family are all fully vaccinated with booster shots.