Governor Whitmer's husband tests positive for COVID-19

Posted at 8:02 PM, Jan 04, 2022
and last updated 2022-01-04 20:08:21-05

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.

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