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GOP Chairwoman tested for coronavirus in Michigan after showing symptoms

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Posted at 8:13 PM, Mar 14, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-14 22:56:07-04

GOP Chairwoman Ronna McDaniel is being tested for coronavirus in Michigan after showing symptoms.

According to a statement from RNC Communications Director Michael Ahrens, McDaniel began experiencing a fever and flu-like symptoms and went to her local hospital in Michigan for treatment.

Flu and strep tests were administered and came back negative; her doctor determined a COVID-19 test was necessary.

McDaniel and her family are self-quarantining in their homes.

An update will be provided when test results are available.

Last night, @GOPChairwoman's doctor determined a test for COVID-19 was necessary given her symptoms.

We will provide an update when the test results are available.