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Gov. Greg Abbott tests positive for COVID-19

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Texas Gov. Greg Abbott tested for positive COVID-19 on Tuesday, according to a governor's office spokesperson.


A press release was sent out around 4 p.m. from Office of the Governor Communications Director Mark Miner detailing that in the governor's daily routine of getting COVID tested, he had positive results for the first time.

The governor, who was vaccinated against COVID-19, is experiencing no symptoms and receiving Regeneron's monoclonal antibody treatment, according to the release.

The release stated: "Governor Abbott is in constant communication with his staff, agency heads, and government officials to ensure that state government continues to operate smoothly and efficiently. The Governor will isolate in the Governor's Mansion and continue to test daily."

Abbott has not issued any statement about testing positive. His last tweet was posted two hours ago and showed the governor meeting Jimmie Vaughan, the brother of Stevie Ray Vaughan.

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